When she first tried a similar dish at Kuleto's Italian Restaurant in San Francisco, Sunset recipe editor Amy Machnak was shocked at how well this unusual flavor combination complements mussels.

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Recipe Summary

prep:
30 mins
total:
30 mins
Yield:
Serves 4
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Heat oil in a large pot over medium heat. Cook garlic until fragrant, about 30 seconds. Add wine, orange juice, tomatoes, salt, pepper, and chile flakes and let simmer 5 minutes. Add mussels and half the basil; cook, covered, until mussels have opened, about 5 minutes. Transfer to a serving bowl and top with remaining basil. Serve with warm crusty Italian bread such as ciabatta.

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  • Note: Nutritional analysis is per serving.

Nutrition Facts

170 calories; calories from fat 27%; protein 9.1g; fat 5.2g; saturated fat 0.8g; carbohydrates 15g; fiber 0.6g; sodium 504mg; cholesterol 18mg.