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Mussels and fries are a classic pairing in Belgium and France. Ravigote is a traditional French vinegar-herb sauce that is often served with seafood. Total time: 25 minutes.

Recipe by Cooking Light November 2006


Credit: Randy Mayor

Recipe Summary

2 servings (serving size: 24 mussels and about 3 tablespoons wine mixture)


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • To prepare mussels, combine first 9 ingredients in a small bowl; set aside.

  • Bring wine and clam juice to a boil in a Dutch oven. Add mussels; cover and cook 2 minutes or until shells open. Remove mussels from pan with a slotted spoon; discard any unopened shells. Keep warm.

  • Bring wine mixture to a boil over high heat; cook until reduced to 1/3 cup (about 15 minutes). Pour liquid over mussels. Add the cornichon mixture; toss.

Nutrition Facts

244 calories; calories from fat 30%; fat 8.1g; saturated fat 1.3g; mono fat 3.6g; poly fat 1.6g; protein 24.4g; carbohydrates 18.2g; fiber 0.9g; cholesterol 57mg; iron 9mg; sodium 1141mg; calcium 96mg.