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Mussels in Garlic Broth

Mussels are packed with omega-3s, averaging around 900mg per serving. They are a versatile seafood with lots of flavorful parings to choose from. This recipe focuses on garlic, tomatoes, and clam juice. It's a quick recipe that will have you sitting at the dinner table in no time flat.

Serves: 4 Cost Per Recipe: $6.69 Omega-3 Per Serving: 900 mg

INGREDIENTS

2 lbs. Mussels, Cleaned 4 Garlic, cloves sliced 1 oz. Onions, white or yellow, chopped 1/2 Lemon, Juiced 2 14.5 oz canned tomatoes, chopped 2 oz. White wine (optional) 2 oz. Clam juice (optional) 1/2 tsp. Basil, dried 1/2 tsp. Thyme, dried 2 Tbsp. Butter, unsalted Salt and pepper to taste

DIRECTIONS Heat large pot with 1/2 the olive oil and sliced garlic and onions. When aroma is released, add mussels. Add herbs, white wine and clam juice (optional).

Squeeze lemon and add juice to mussels. Add tomatoes. Cover and simmer until Mussels steam open. Discard unopened mussels and remove from heat keeping warm. To finish mussels, add butter and swirl to make broth thicker.

Optional: Served with crusty bread for dipping in broth.

Recipe created By Chef Kelly Armetta, Hyatt Regency Boston

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