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Mussels with Sofrito
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10 INGREDIENTS • 9 STEPS • 25MINS

Mussels with Sofrito

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Sofrito is the “Latino Cook’s secret weapon.” It combines cilantro, garlic, onion, peppers, and tomatoes to create a fundamental base for many Spanish dishes. Pairing the Sofrito with the mussels develop a flavorsome aromatic dish that begs for seconds. You will love this tapas recipe.
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Sofrito is the “Latino Cook’s secret weapon.” It combines cilantro, garlic, onion, peppers, and tomatoes to create a fundamental base for many Spanish dishes. Pairing the Sofrito with the mussels develop a flavorsome aromatic dish that begs for seconds. You will love this tapas recipe.
25MINS
Total Time
$5.19
Cost Per Serving
Ingredients
Servings
4
US / Metric
Fresh Cilantro
1 bunch
Fresh Cilantro
about a cup
Onion
1
Onion
Garlic
4 cloves
Garlic, peeled
Olive Oil
1/4 cup
Salt
to taste
Dry White Wine
1/2 cup
Dry White Wine
Fresh Mussels
2 lb
Fresh Mussels
Nutrition Per Serving
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Calories
374
Fat
18.8 g
Protein
28.7 g
Carbs
17.1 g
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step 1
Coarsely chop the Fresh Cilantro (1 bunch).
step 2
Cut the Tomatoes (2) in quarters. Remove seeds from Bell Peppers (2), and coarsely chop.
step 3
Peel Onion (1) and chop.
step 4
Dump all of the chopped vegetables and Garlic (4 cloves) into a food processor. Add Salt (to taste) and Ground Black Pepper (to taste). Pulse until there are no remaining large pieces of vegetables to create your sofrito sauce.
step 5
In a large pot, sauté Sofrito on medium heat in Olive Oil (1/4 cup) until most of the liquid has evaporated (about 5 minutes).
step 5 In a large pot, sauté Sofrito on medium heat in Olive Oil (1/4 cup) until most of the liquid has evaporated (about 5 minutes).
step 6
Add Dry White Wine (1/2 cup) to Sofrito and mix well.
step 7
Add Fresh Mussels (2 lb) to Sofrito and wine mixture. Stir and mix mussels in sauce well, allowing mussels to absorb the sauce. Cover the pot with a lid and cook for 4 minutes.
step 8
Remove lid to check on mussels. Stir and cover. Cook 2 additional minutes.
step 9
Remove pot from heat. Place mussels and sauce in a serving dish. Discard any unopened mussels.
step 9 Remove pot from heat. Place mussels and sauce in a serving dish. Discard any unopened mussels.
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Appetizers
Dairy-Free
Gluten-Free
Low-Carb
Quick & Easy
Seafood
Shellfish
Summer
Spanish
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