Easy Mussel Pasta White Wine Recipe
Fast Pasta Dinner
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Seafood Pasta in a Skillet
Enjoy mussels and pasta? This quick and easy recipe can be on the table in 30 minutes. Your guests will think you took hours. Elegant enough for a fancy dinner, this pasta dish can be made so easily that I keep it as a backup dish for a night I don't have much time to cook. My husband loves it with mussels, but you can use any combination of canned, fresh or frozen shellfish. Try it, and you will keep the ingredients on hand too!
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- 1 spray of nonstick butter, (or 1 TB olive oil)
- 1 onion, chopped
- 2 TB garlic, chopped
- 2 fresh tomatoes, chopped
- 1 TB Herbs de Provence, (or Italian mixed herbs)
- 1 lb seafood (frozen, fresh or canned), mussels, clams, shrimp, scallops, octopus, calamari
- 1 cup sherry cooking wine, (or other white wine)
- 1 cup chicken bouillon or clam juice
- to taste salt and pepper
- garnish parmesan cheese
- 8 oz. pasta, (angel hair, spaghetti, or linguine are best)
- 1/2 red bell pepper, chopped (optional)
- Make pasta while you are making the sauce: Fill a large pan with water, add 1 teaspoon salt and heat until boiling. Add the pasta and cook for 9 minutes (check package directions). Drain and put in a covered dish until ready to serve.
- Make Seafood Sauce: In a large skillet, spray with nonstick spray (or use 1 TB olive oil) and sauté the onion and chopped garlic (and optional red bell pepper) until soft. Add the 1 TB Herbs and stir until you smell the herbs. Add the fresh tomatoes and stir until they are heated through and the mixture is bubbling.
- Add the seafood and stir until cooked through (this is fast). Add wine and bouillon and heat until boiling.
- Add salt and pepper to taste. Serve pasta in bowls with sauce on top. Add grated parmesan cheese.
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|Serving size: 1/8|
|Calories from Fat||63|
|% Daily Value *|
|Fat 7 g||11%|
|Saturated fat 1 g||5%|
|Carbohydrates 46 g||15%|
|Sugar 5 g|
|Fiber 3 g||12%|
|Protein 27 g||54%|
|Cholesterol 46 mg||15%|
|Sodium 200 mg||8%|
|* The Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet, so your values may change depending on your calorie needs. The values here may not be 100% accurate because the recipes have not been professionally evaluated nor have they been evaluated by the U.S. FDA.|
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