Amazing Mussels

Amazing Mussels

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"Mussels steamed in a very light creamy tomato basil broth with a kick. You will not be disappointed."

Ingredients

40 m servings 413 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 413 kcal
  • 21%
  • Fat:
  • 13.8 g
  • 21%
  • Carbs:
  • 27.2g
  • 9%
  • Protein:
  • 24 g
  • 48%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 80 mg
  • 27%
  • Sodium:
  • 1109 mg
  • 44%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Melt butter in a large stockpot over medium heat. Add garlic and shallots, and cook, stirring constantly, until lightly browned. Add a splash of the beef broth, jalapeno, and red chile pepper, and simmer for a few minutes to blend the flavors.
  2. Add the tomatoes, basil leaves, white wine, and remaining beef broth. Bring to a boil. Dissolve cornstarch in a small amount of the light cream, and pour it and the rest of the cream into the stock pot. Return to a boil, and add the mussels. Cook until all of the shells have opened, about 5 minutes.
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soooo good. just spicy enough, yet not too spicy. If you make the sauce ahead of time and refridgerate over night, the flavors become 5 times more rich and delish! then just heat up and add the ...

Wicked good! Yes, I said it! We halved it and I was a whimp about putting 1/2 of each pepper, but next time I won't be a whimp. Make sure you have lots of bread for sopping!!! THANK YOU!

I made this recipe for Valentine's Day and both me & my husband loved it. I didn't have the red chili pepper so I used a couple of pinches of red pepper flakes instead. It was perfect. Will m...

I made this recipe for one of the seven fishes on Christmas Eve. Came out very good! I made 15 pounds of Mussels and adjusted the recipe accordingly. I made the "broth" in the morning, then t...

Excellent! I used the base recipe...green onion instead of shallots, pure beef drippings, chili pepper flakes and heavy cream. Served mussels with filet mignon...what a combination. Excellent re...

I like mussels!

love these.. thank you

I also found that just 4 lbs. worked out great. DEFINITELY making these delicious mussels again. Made no changes, doesn't need any.

Great Recipe - followed it exactly but added a bit more heat w/ extra peppers. Suggest to serve this with grilled french bread - delicious!