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Farmed mussels are a sustainable choice. If you can't find fresh peas, use frozen.

Recipe by Cooking Light April 2013


Credit: Brian Woodcock; Styling: Cindy Barr

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Serves 4 (serving size: 12 mussels and about 1/3 cup broth)


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  • Melt butter in a large saucepan over medium heat. Add leek, thyme, and tarragon to pan; cook 4 minutes or until leek is tender, stirring frequently. Add broth and cream; bring to a simmer. Add peas and mussels; stir well. Reduce heat to medium-low; cover and cook 7 minutes or until mussels open. Remove from heat; discard any unopened shells. Sprinkle evenly with mint and pepper.


Nutrition Facts

228 calories; fat 11.4g; saturated fat 5.8g; mono fat 3g; poly fat 1.2g; protein 17g; carbohydrates 14.2g; fiber 2.4g; cholesterol 62mg; iron 5.9mg; sodium 459mg; calcium 71mg.