This recipe is safe for Coumadin (warfarin) users.
Avoid this recipe if you are lactose intolerant.
This is NOT a low sodium recipe.
GERD / Acid Reflux
No specific GERD triggers.
This recipe is safe for those who are sensitive to gluten.
"Sharing food with another human being is an intimate act that should not be indulged in lightly."
-M. F. K. Fisher, Food writer
Shellfish are really good for you. There's not much fat and much of it is the good Omega 3 fats.
Servings: 2 | Serving size: 1/2 lb. mussels and 1 Tbsp. herbed butter
Cooking Time: 30 Minutes
The butter makes 8 servings and keeps well for up to 4 days in the refrigerator. It will freeze fairly well.
Serve with 2 ounces sourdough or gluten-free bread.
Serve with Healthy Caesar Salad
|2 Tbsp||unsalted butter|
|2 Tbsp||white onion|
|2 Tbsp||curley parsley|
|1/4 cup||(per serving) white wine|
|1/8 tsp||(per serving) salt|
|1 lb||(per serving) mussels cleaned|
Cream together the butter, shallot, onion and parsley. This can be made the night before and refrigerated.
Place 1/4 cup white wine (per serving) in a medium sauce pan with 1/8 teaspoon (per serving) salt and one tablespoon (per serving) of the "mussel butter" in a medium sauce pan over medium-high heat. Bring to boil.
Place 1 lb. mussels (per serving) in the pan and cover.
Steam until mussels are just opened. This will take 3 - 5 minutes.
Serve in bowl with broth.
Serving size: 1/2 lb. mussels, 1 Tbsp. butter
|Calories 161||Calories from Fat 45|
|% Daily Value|
|Total Fat 5g||8%|
|Saturated Fat 2g||11%|
|Monounsaturated Fat 1g|
|Trans Fat 0g|
|Total Carbohydrates 6g||2%|
|Dietary Fiber 0g||0%|
|Vitamin A 7%||Vitamin C 16%|
|Calcium 3%||Iron 23%|
|Vitamin K 16 mcg||Potassium 374 mg|
|Magnesium 41 mg|