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Mussels With Tomatoes and Fennel

 
This recipe belongs to the top 10% of the healthiest recipes.healthy
This recipe can be made gluten free by choosing gluten-free versions of basic ingredients commonly found in supermarkets or online.gluten-free
This recipe can be made completely dairy-free.dairy-free
This recipe is suitable for a pescetarian diet.pescetarian
 
One serving costs about $6.64 One serving costs about $6.64 One serving costs about $6.64

$6.64 per serving

1 people like this recipe

1 likes

This recipe is ready in 45 minutes

Ready in 45 minutes

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spoonacular Score:93%

Spoonacular Score: 93%

 

Mussels With Tomatoes and Fennel is a gluten free, dairy free, and pescatarian recipe with 2 servings. For $6.64 per serving, this recipe covers 57% of your daily requirements of vitamins and minerals. One portion of this dish contains roughly 38g of protein, 28g of fat, and a total of 685 calories. 1 person were glad they tried this recipe. A mixture of fennel seeds, onion, sugar, and a handful of other ingredients are all it takes to make this recipe so tasty. It works well as a hor d'oeuvre. It is brought to you by Foodista. From preparation to the plate, this recipe takes about 45 minutes. All things considered, we decided this recipe deserves a spoonacular score of 89%. This score is super. Users who liked this recipe also liked Mussels with Leeks, Fennel, and Tomatoes, Mussels With Fennel, Garlic, And Tomatoes, and Steamed Mussels with Fennel, Tomatoes, Ouzo, and Cream.

Riesling, rosé Wine, and Muscadet are my top picks for Mussels. Muscadet is a classic pairing, but many crisp dry whites will work. If the mussels are cooked with tomatoes, opt for a rosé. If the mussels are on the spicy side, try Riesling. The Schmitt Sohne Relax Riesling with a 4.4 out of 5 star rating seems like a good match. It costs about 9 dollars per bottle.

Schmitt Sohne Relax Riesling

Relax Riesling is fermented slightly dry with a wonderful fruity bouquet and intense flavors of apples and peaches with just a hint of citrus. The natural acidity gives this wine a perfect balance that is refreshingly crisp and leaves your mouth watering. A perfect party wine, or can be enjoyed with a variety of foods from seafood and poultry to oriental food and fresh salads.

» Get this wine on Wine.com

Ingredients

Servings:
3 Tbsps
3 Tbsps olive oil
olive oil
1 large
1 large onion
onion
1 medium head
1 medium head fennel
fennel
2 cloves
2 cloves garlic
garlic
8
8  tomatoes
tomatoes
0.5 tsps
0.5 tsps fennel seeds
fennel seeds
1 tsp
1 tsp chilli flakes
chilli flakes
1 cup
1 cup white wine
white wine
1 tsp
1 tsp sugar
sugar
some
some salt and pepper
salt and pepper
1 handful
1 handful fresh basil - greek basil if you have it
fresh basil - greek basil if you have it
1 handful
1 handful fresh basil - greek basil if you have it
fresh basil - greek basil if you have it
1.12 lb
1.12 lb mussels
mussels
1 small bunch
1 small bunch flat leaf parsley
flat leaf parsley
3 Tbsps olive oil
3 Tbsps
olive oil
1 large onion
1 large
onion
1 medium head fennel
1 medium head
fennel
2 cloves garlic
2 cloves
garlic
8  tomatoes
8
tomatoes
0.5 tsps fennel seeds
0.5 tsps
fennel seeds
1 tsp chilli flakes
1 tsp
chilli flakes
1 cup white wine
1 cup
white wine
1 tsp sugar
1 tsp
sugar
some salt and pepper
some
salt and pepper
1 handful fresh basil - greek basil if you have it
1 handful
fresh basil - greek basil if you have it
1 handful fresh basil - greek basil if you have it
1 handful
fresh basil - greek basil if you have it
1.12 lb mussels
1.12 lb
mussels
1 small bunch flat leaf parsley
1 small bunch
flat leaf parsley

Equipment

bowl
bowl
bowl
bowl


Instructions

Pick over the mussels, removing any beards. Slice the onion. Remove the root end and stalks from the fennel and save any feathery bits for garnish. Thinly slice the bulb. Cut a cross in the bottom of each tomato and pour boiling water over them. Let stand for a minute then slip off the skins and remove the cores. Heat the olive oil and saut the onion, fennel and garlic over a gentle heat until tender. Turn the heat up to medium and add the fennel seeds and chilli flakes. Cook for a minute then add the wine and stir for a further minute. Add quartered tomatoes and the sugar, stir then cover and simmer for 30 minutes. Check the seasoning and add salt and freshly ground pepper as necessary. Add a handful of chopped basil. Tip in the mussels, cover and steam for five minutes. The mussels are ready when the shells open. Discard any that remain closed. Give the mussels a stir, sprinkle over the parsley (and chopped fennel fronds if using) and serve immediately in deep bowls with crusty bread.

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Price Breakdown

Cost per Serving: $6.68
Ingredient
3 tablespoons olive oil
1 large onion
1 medium head fennel
2 cloves garlic
8 tomatoes
½ teaspoons fennel seeds
1 teaspoon chilli flakes
1 cup white wine
1 handful fresh basil - greek basil if you have it
1 handful fresh basil - greek basil if you have it
1 kg mussels
1 small bunch flat leaf parsley
Price
$0.50
$0.33
$0.78
$0.13
$2.89
$0.12
$0.10
$3.25
$0.08
$0.08
$2.83
$2.26
$13.35

Nutritional Information

Quickview
685 Calories
38g Protein
28g Total Fat
52g Carbs
100% Health Score
Limit These
Calories
685k
34%

Fat
28g
44%

  Saturated Fat
4g
27%

Carbohydrates
52g
18%

  Sugar
24g
27%

Cholesterol
71mg
24%

Sodium
1051mg
46%

Alcohol
12g
69%

Get Enough Of These
Protein
38g
77%

Vitamin K
602µg
574%

Vitamin B12
30µg
510%

Manganese
9mg
493%

Vitamin C
146mg
178%

Selenium
116µg
166%

Vitamin A
7468IU
149%

Iron
15mg
83%

Potassium
2865mg
82%

Phosphorus
749mg
75%

Folate
272µg
68%

Vitamin E
8mg
56%

Magnesium
199mg
50%

Fiber
12g
50%

Vitamin B1
0.68mg
45%

Vitamin B2
0.75mg
44%

Vitamin B3
8mg
43%

Vitamin B6
0.82mg
41%

Zinc
5mg
39%

Copper
0.72mg
36%

Calcium
258mg
26%

Vitamin B5
2mg
23%

covered percent of daily need

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