Mussels Marinara di Amore

Mussels Marinara di Amore

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"Mussels and linguine in a spicy tomato broth are very flavorful. To provide the correct ambiance, serve by candlelight with a crusty French bread and a bottle of wine."


20 m servings 304 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings



  • Calories:
  • 304 kcal
  • 15%
  • Fat:
  • 5.4 g
  • 8%
  • Carbs:
  • 52.8g
  • 17%
  • Protein:
  • 13 g
  • 26%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 9 mg
  • 3%
  • Sodium:
  • 188 mg
  • 8%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a large skillet over medium heat, warm oil and saute garlic until transparent.
  2. Add tomatoes, oregano, basil and red pepper flakes to skillet; reduce heat to low to simmer for 5 minutes.
  3. Meanwhile, bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add pasta and cook for 8 to 10 minutes or until al dente; drain and reserve.
  4. Add wine and mussels to skillet; cover and increase heat to high for 3 to 5 minutes or until mussel shells are open.
  5. Pour over hot pasta, sprinkle with parsley and squeeze lemon wedge over all. Garnish with remaining lemon and serve.
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  1. 66 Ratings


This dish was absolutely fabulous! I did alter the recipe somewhat to include scallops and shrimp as well, and added one minced shallot to the garlic and olive oil. I will definitely make thi...

Very good and flavourful I added about 4 crushed cloves of garlic as I like it garlicky. Otherwise I followed recipe exactly. thanks

Good stuff. I make it a little hotter by adding hot sauce and crushed red pepper. When the store is out of mussels, I have substituted little neck clams.

Excellent. It was a good idea to pour over the pasta. I added a bit of salt to it. Thank you!

I didn't think this recipe was exceptional, but it had a good flavor. If I make it again, I will include more garlic and red pepper flakes.

Oh so yummy! We like heat, so I added more than a pinch of red pepper flakes and used red wine instead of the white. Perfect Friday nite dinner. Serve with some nice crusty bread to sop up the w...

I dont like mussels I'm just not a seafood lover. I made this dish for my husband's birthday and he loved it. This was also my first attempt at cooking seafood. I followed the recipe exactly and...

This was absolutely WONDERFUL! I must admit that I was skeptical, but it turned out fantastic. The only change I made was to add a shallot with the garlic. This will be the only way I make mu...

Excellent!!!!. The only thing that I added was a little bit of salt. This is the original italian recipe, adding other ingredients like tomato paste, ketchup or sausage would be a sin.