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Mussels in Herbed Tomato Broth

Yield 2 servings (serving size: about 1 1/2 cups)
Mussels in herbed tomato broth are impressive, delicious and super fast which makes this the perfect dish for entertaining. Serve with salad and crusty bread.

Ingredients

  • 4 basil leaves
  • 4 fresh oregano sprigs
  • 2 1/2 cups chopped plum tomato (about 1 pound)
  • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 small lemon, sliced
  • 2 pounds small mussels, scrubbed and debearded
  • 1 1/2 cups fat-free, less-sodium chicken broth
  • 1/4 cup dry white wine

Nutrition Information

  • calories 297
  • caloriesfromfat 19 %
  • fat 6.4 g
  • satfat 1.2 g
  • monofat 1.4 g
  • polyfat 1.8 g
  • protein 32.6 g
  • carbohydrate 23.1 g
  • fiber 3.4 g
  • cholesterol 67 mg
  • iron 11 mg
  • sodium 999 mg
  • calcium 110 mg

How to Make It

  1. Place basil and oregano in a large saucepan; top with tomato, pepper, and lemon. Arrange mussels over lemon; pour broth and wine over mussels. Cover, bring to a boil, and cook 3 minutes or until shells open. Remove from heat; discard any unopened shells.