Mussels Marinara

This quick and easy mussels marinara dish only calls for 4 ingredients and is ready in no time. Serve this light Italian meal with crisp tossed salad and bread.

Yield: 4 servings (serving size: about 4 cups)
Recipe from Cooking Light

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Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 248
  • Calories from fat: 26%
  • Fat: 7.1g
  • Saturated fat: 1.2g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 2.9g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 1.5g
  • Protein: 25.8g
  • Carbohydrate: 19.6g
  • Fiber: 3.3g
  • Cholesterol: 56mg
  • Iron: 8.8mg
  • Sodium: 978mg
  • Calcium: 97mg

Ingredients

  • 3 cups Basic Marinara
  • 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper
  • 4 pounds mussels (about 80 mussels), scrubbed and debearded
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley

Preparation

  1. Bring Basic Marinara and pepper to a simmer in a large Dutch oven over medium heat. Add mussels to pan; cover and cook 5 minutes or until shells open. Discard any unopened shells. Sprinkle with parsley.
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