Mussels with Garlic and Tomato Sauce

Preparation time: 15 min Servings: 4
Cooking time: 30 min


6 cloves garlic, crushed
2-2/3 tbsp olive oil
1 tsp dried oregano
1 onion, finely chopped
1/4 lb mushrooms, chopped
1 green bell pepper, seeded and finely chopped
1-3/4 cups canned tomatoes, crushed and undrained
15 oz canned tomato puree
3-1/4 lb large mussels, scrubbed

Cooking Directions:

Heat oil in a heavy nonstick pan over medium-high heat. Add onion and garlic and cook 10 minutes, stirring, or until onion is soft. Add pepper and mushrooms and cook 10 minutes, stirring, or until vegetables are tender. Stir in next 4 ingredients and bring to a boil. Lower heat and simmer, uncovered, until sauce slightly thickens. In a large pan, bring water to a boil over high heat and add mussels. Cover pan and cook about 5 minutes, or until mussels open. Drain water, remove mussels, and stir into garlic and tomato sauce.

Nutrition Facts

Calories 820
% Calories From Fat 29.6%
Total Fat 27g
Saturated Fats 5g
Mono-unsaturated Fats 11g
Poly-unsaturated Fats 6g
Cholesterol 210mg
Sodium 1400mg
Total Carbohydrates 48g
Dietary Fiber 5g
Sugar 10g
Protein 93g

More Information


Thiamin B1 1 mg
Vitamin B12 90 mcg
Vitamin K 17 mcg
Vitamin A 1900 IU
Niacin B3 15 mg
Pantothenic Acid 5 mg
Riboflavin B2 2 mg
Vitamin C 100 mg
Vitamin D 5 IU
Vitamin B6 1 mg
Vitamin E 4 mg
Choline 35 mg


Manganese 26 mg
Calcium 200 mg
Magnesium 190 mg
Phosphorus 1200 mg
Zinc 11 mg
Fluoride 6 mcg
Copper 1 mg
Sodium 1400 mg
Selenium 340 mcg
Iron 29 mg
Potassium 1900 mg

Sign Up for Free Newsletters

View All Newsletters

Ask Your Doctor the RIGHT Questions!

Get FREE tools and tips to get
the most from your doctor visit.
Emailed right to you!

The Ask Your Doctor email series
may contain sponsored content.
18+, US residents only please.