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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 349.4
  • Total Fat: 9.7 g
  • Cholesterol: 47.6 mg
  • Sodium: 487.7 mg
  • Total Carbs: 35.1 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 3.2 g
  • Protein: 24.8 g

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Beer Braised Mussels

Submitted by: SAMEOSAMEO1
Beer Braised Mussels

Introduction

At little more than $1/lb mussels make a festive economical meal that can be prepared in a snap. If you count on serving 1 lb per person as a main course, served with bread and a salad, or fries (in true Belgian spirit), you can increase the recipe for more people as you wish

At little more than $1/lb mussels make a festive economical meal that can be prepared in a snap. If you count on serving 1 lb per person as a main course, served with bread and a salad, or fries (in true Belgian spirit), you can increase the recipe for more people as you wish


Number of Servings: 4

Ingredients

    2 tablespoons olive oil
    1 medium onion, finely chopped
    4 large garlic cloves, thinly sliced
    1 (12 oz) bottle lager beer, such as Samuel Adams
    4 pounds mussles, scrubbed
    1/2 cup chopped parsley
    Accompaniment: hot crusty bread

    Seafood, European, Easy, One-Dish, 30 Minute, Quick, Low Carb, Low Cholesterol, Gluten Free, Healthy, Dairy Free, Main Dish, Dinner




Directions

A little Luther Vandross and a extra bottle of the beer (sippin while cookin)
Cook onion and garlic in oil in a 5- to 6-quart heavy pot over medium heat until fragrant and slightly softened, about 3 minutes. Add beer, teaspoon salt and teaspoon black pepper and bring to a boil.

Add mussels and cook, covered, over medium-high heat until most of mussels are opened, 6 to 8 minutes. (Discard any mussels which do not open after 8 minutes.) Stir in parsley and serve with crusty bread to sop up sauce.
This serves 4 people from a happy cook!


Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user SAMEOSAMEO1.






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  • I have very fond memories of a small cafe in Bruge, a pot full of mussels & a nice weiss beer. Time to recreate it at home! - 7/28/12

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