Linguine with Mussels
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No muscle is needed to get the family to the table when this dish of Linguini with Mussels is served!
What You'll Need
- 1 pound linguine
- 1 (28-ounce) can crushed tomatoes, undrained
- 1 pound fresh mussels, cleaned (see Note)
- 1 tablespoon chopped parsley
- 1 teaspoon dried oregano
- 1 teaspoon dried basil
- 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
What to Do
- Cook and drain the pasta according to the package directions; place in a large serving bowl and cover to keep warm.
- In a large saucepan over medium heat, heat crushed tomatoes until simmering.
- Add mussels and cook 2 minutes. Stir in remaining ingredients except the pasta.
- Cover and simmer over low heat 3 to 5 minutes, until the mussels open. Discard any mussels that do not open.
- Pour over the hot pasta and toss until evenly combined. Serve immediately.
- Some fish markets sell mussels already cleaned and ready for cooking. If you buy mussels that aren't prepared, here's what to do: Wash them under cold running water and scrub away any grit or barnacles with a stiff food scrub brush. Remove the black "beard" from each mussel by cutting or pulling it off.
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Nutritional InformationShow More
Servings Per Recipe: 4
- Calories 590
- Calories from Fat 47
- Total Fat 5.2g 8 %
- Saturated Fat 0.6g 3 %
- Trans Fat 0.0g 0 %
- Protein 31g 62 %
- Cholesterol 32mg 11 %
- Sodium 733mg 31 %
- Total Carbohydrates 104g 35 %
- Dietary Fiber 8.3g 33 %
- Sugars 13g 0 %