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    Mussels in Herbed Cream Sauce

    Mussels in Herbed Cream Sauce. Photo by Peter J

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    1 hr 15 mins

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    45 mins

    Missy Wombat's Note:

    From Australian House and Garden. Wine suggestion: Pinot Grigio Have this with a green salad and lots of crusty bread. Yum!

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      Remove beards and scrub mussels under cold running water.
    2. 2
      Discard any that remain open after handling.
    3. 3
      Put in a large bowl and refrigerate until needed[best if it is the same day!
    4. 4
      Heat the oil in a wok, add onion, spring onions and garlic and stirfry gently for a few minutes.
    5. 5
      Add wine, cream, lots of black pepper and tomatoes.
    6. 6
      Bring to the boil, add the mussels and cover with a large lid.
    7. 7
      Shake of stir the mussels around a couple of times until they open[about 5 minutes].
    8. 8
      Transfer mussels to a large bowl, leaving the cream sauce in the wok.
    9. 9
      Boil the sauce with the lid off over a high heat until reduced by half.
    10. 10
      Add herbs, then pour sauce over the mussels.
    11. 11
      Serve in shallow soup plates with thick slices of crusty bread to mop up the cream sauce.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on April 19, 2004

      55

      We love mussels and enjoyed this very much!! Made sure there was enough bread for the juices and was glad I did!! I did add a chopped green chili pepper at step 5...thanks for posting Donna!

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    • on April 25, 2009

      55

      Made this yesterday for my BF and he liked it!!!For the herbs i used parsley and dill.Served this over pasta.Will do again Thanks!!

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    • on August 09, 2008

      55

      This was great! For the herbs I used some parsely and dill and went with a relatively coarse dice on the onion and tomatoes so I could scoop up plenty of the yummy sauce along with the mussels. Leftover sauce was great mopped up with a large crusty roll.

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    Nutritional Facts for Mussels in Herbed Cream Sauce

    Serving Size: 1 (562 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 825.5
     
    Calories from Fat 309
    37%
    Total Fat 34.4 g
    52%
    Saturated Fat 14.9 g
    74%
    Cholesterol 210.7 mg
    70%
    Sodium 1465.3 mg
    61%
    Total Carbohydrate 31.3 g
    10%
    Dietary Fiber 1.1 g
    4%
    Sugars 4.6 g
    18%
    Protein 62.0 g
    124%

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    spring onions

    fresh herbs

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