Beautiful fresh mussels are simmered in an flavourful white wine based tomato sauce spiked with chilli flakes .


  • 1 tbs olive oil

  • 1 lrge brown onion, finely chopped

  • 2 garlic cloves, sliced

  • 1 cup dry white wine

  • 2 x 450g can tomatoes, diced

  • 2 tbs tomato paste

  • 1 tsp dried chilli flakes

  • 1 tsp sugar

  • 2kg mussels, scrubbed and debearded

  • 1/2 cup continental parsley, chopped

  • crusty bread, to serve


  • 1.

    Heat oil in a large, deep pan, Add onion and garlic and cook gently over low heat for 2-3 minutes. Add white wine and bring to the boil. Simmer for 3 minutes.

  • 2.

    Add tomato, tomato paste, chilli flakes and sugar. Stir well and bring to the boil.

  • 3.

    Add mussels to pan. Cover with a lid and cook for a few minutes over high heat, shaking pan occasionally. Removes lid and using a slotted spoon, remove mussels as soon as they open and place in a serving dis. Discard any mussels that do not open.

  • 4.

    Remove pan from heat, add parsley and stir well. Pour sauce over mussels and serve immediately with crusty bread.

Nutritional information

Nutritional analysis per serving (4 servings)

  • Energy 555kj
  • Fat Total 15g
  • Saturated Fat 2g
  • Protein 62g
  • Carbohydrate 34g
  • Sugar 9g
  • Sodium 1759mg

Note: The information shown is Edamam's estimate based on available ingredients and preparation. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist's advice.

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Very easily done