Mussels Marinara

Mussels Marinara Recipe
Photo: Randy Mayor; Styling: Lindsey Lower
You will love Mussels Marinara thanks to the slow-cooked red sauce. The red wine and basil make the sauce ultra luxurious – the perfect thing to accompany delicate mussels. Serve over pasta, with a glass of vino rosso (red wine) for a lush and tasty meal.


Serves 4

Recipe from

Cooking Light

Nutritional Information

Calories 341
Fat 9.8 g
Satfat 1.6 g
Sodium 623 mg


4 pounds scrubbed and debearded mussels
Crusty bread or cooked spaghetti


Bring marinara to a simmer in a large skillet. Add mussels; cover and cook 5 minutes or until shells open. Serve with crusty bread or over cooked spaghetti.

Hannah Klinger,

Cooking Light

January 2013