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: 4Cost Per Recipe: $6.69Omega-3 Per Serving: 900 mg
2 lbs. Mussels, Cleaned4 Garlic, cloves sliced1 oz. Onions, white or yellow, chopped1/2 Lemon, Juiced2 14.5 oz canned tomatoes, chopped2 oz. White wine (optional)2 oz. Clam juice (optional)1/2 tsp. Basil, dried1/2 tsp. Thyme, dried2 Tbsp. Butter, unsaltedSalt and pepper to taste
DIRECTIONSHeat 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.