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Mussels Sauce


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  • 4 pounds mussels
  • Water as needed
  • 6 cups Tom Scorza's Basic Tomato Sauce (see recipe)


Servings 6


Step 1

Soak mussels in cold salted water 20 minutes. Trim beards and drain. Cook mussels covered in 1 cup water in large pot over high heat, shaking often, until shells open, 5 to 7 minutes. Discard mussels whose shells don't open.

Place mussels on pasta with slotted spoon, then ladle on hot Basic Tomato Sauce. Serve immediately.

This recipe yields 6 servings.

Each serving without pasta: 289 calories; 1,309 mg sodium; 27 mg cholesterol; 12 grams fat; 27 grams carbohydrates; 16 grams protein; 2.45 grams fiber

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