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