Mussels Stewed with Apple & Fennel

Mussels Stewed with Apple & Fennel

Apples and fennel pair beautifully in this dish.

Nutirion Profile: Diabetes Appropriate Healthy Weight Heart Healthy High Fiber High Potassium Low Calorie Low Cholesterol Low Sat Fat

Serves Prep Time Total Time
2 35 min 40 min

Directions

Ingredients

  • 2 teaspoons walnut oil, or canola oil
  • 1 tart green apple, such as Granny Smith, cored and thinly sliced
  • 1 small bulb fennel, quartered, cored and thinly sliced
  • 1 small onion, thinly sliced
  • 2 teaspoons fresh thyme, or 1/2 teaspoon dried
  • 1 teaspoon minced fresh sage, or 1/4 teaspoon dried
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 cup vegetable broth, or chicken broth
  • 1/4 cup dry vermouth, or dry white wine
  • 2 pounds mussels, scrubbed and debearded (see Note)

Cooking Instruction

Step 1

Heat oil in a large saucepan over medium heat.

Step 2

Add apple, fennel and onion. Cook, stirring frequently, until softened, 6 to 8 minutes.

Step 3

Stir in thyme, sage and nutmeg. Cook, stirring, until fragrant, about 30 seconds.

Step 4

Pour in broth and vermouth (or wine), stirring to scrape up any browned bits. Bring to a simmer.

Step 5

Add mussels and stir to combine. Return to a simmer. Cover, reduce heat and simmer until the mussels open, 6 to 8 minutes. Stir; discard any unopened mussels before serving.


Nutrition

  • Serving: Per serving
  • Calories: 310
  • Carbohydrates: 29g
  • Fat: 9g
  • Protein: 23g
  • Dietary Fiber: 6g
  • Saturated Fat: 1g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 2g
  • Cholesterol: 48mg
  • Potassium: 770mg
  • Sodium: 494mg
  • Exchanges: 1 fruit, 2.5 vegetable, 3 lean meat
  • Carbohydrate Servings: 1

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