This delicious seafood dish from Mutti is the perfect Italian dinner this winter.


  • 2 tablespoons olive oil

  • 1 brown onion, finely chopped

  • 4 cloves garlic, crushed

  • 2 x 400g cans Mutti Polpa

  • 1/2 cup dry white wine

  • 11/2 teaspoons dried Italian herbs

  • 1 teaspoon dried chilli flakes

  • ground black pepper

  • 500g spaghetti

  • 750g Marinara mix

  • 300g live mussels in shell, debearded and scrubbed

  • 1/2 cup coarsely chopped fresh parsley


  • 1.

    Heat oil in a large frying pan over a medium heat. Add onion and cook for 8 minutes or until soft, stirring occasionally. Add garlic and cook, stirring for 2 minutes longer. Add Polpa, wine, dried herbs, chilli flakes and pepper and stir to combine. Simmer 20 minutes or until thickened, stirring occasionally.

  • 2.

    While sauce is simmering, cook spaghetti as directed on packet.

  • 3.

    Add Marinara mix and mussels to sauce. Cover and simmer 4 minutes or until seafood is cooked. Discard any unopened mussels. Add half the parsley and stir to combine. Serve sauce over pasta and top with remaining parsley.


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