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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:89%

Spoonacular Score: 89%

 

Mussels With Tomatoes and Fennel takes around approximately 45 minutes from beginning to end. This recipe serves 2 and costs $6.64 per serving. One serving contains 685 calories, 38g of protein, and 28g of fat. This recipe from Foodista requires olive oil, basil - greek basil if you have it, mussels, and garlic. Not a lot of people made this recipe, and 1 would say it hit the spot. It is a good option if you're following a gluten free, dairy free, and pescatarian diet. It works well as a hor d'oeuvre. All things considered, we decided this recipe deserves a spoonacular score of 89%. This score is awesome. Similar recipes include Mussels With Fennel, Garlic, And Tomatoes, Mussels with Leeks, Fennel, and Tomatoes, and Steamed Mussels with Fennel, Tomatoes, Ouzo, and Cream.

Mussels can be paired with Muscadet, Riesling, and rosé Wine. 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 Louis Metaireau Muscadet Black Label Sur Lie with a 4.1 out of 5 star rating seems like a good match. It costs about 16 dollars per bottle.

Louis Metaireau Muscadet Black Label Sur Lie

The "Black Label", with its complex aromatic, floral, and mineral notes, is a charming Muscadet for terrines, fish, white meat, and cured meats.

» 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
fresh basil
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
1 handful
fresh basil
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.

Read the detailed instructions on Foodista.com – The Cooking Encyclopedia Everyone Can Edit

Price Breakdown

Cost per Serving: $6.64
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
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
$2.83
$2.26
$13.27

Nutritional Information

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

Fat
28g
44%

  Saturated Fat
4g
26%

Carbohydrates
52g
18%

  Sugar
19g
22%

Cholesterol
71mg
24%

Sodium
954mg
42%

Alcohol
12g
69%

Get Enough Of These
Protein
38g
77%

Vitamin B12
30µg
510%

Vitamin K
525µg
500%

Manganese
9mg
492%

Vitamin C
146mg
178%

Selenium
116µg
166%

Vitamin A
7415IU
148%

Iron
14mg
83%

Potassium
2862mg
82%

Phosphorus
749mg
75%

Folate
272µg
68%

Vitamin E
7mg
51%

Magnesium
199mg
50%

Fiber
12g
49%

Vitamin B1
0.68mg
45%

Vitamin B2
0.75mg
44%

Vitamin B3
8mg
43%

Vitamin B6
0.81mg
41%

Zinc
5mg
39%

Copper
0.71mg
36%

Calcium
256mg
26%

Vitamin B5
2mg
23%

covered percent of daily need

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