Mussels Spanish-style

Mussels Spanish-style
  • Serves icon for 4 people
  • Time icon Ready in 15 minutes

Seasonal mussels with with Spanish flavours – eat these while pretending you’re lounging in a beach cafe in Barcelona.

Nutrition: per serving

Calories
478kcals
Fat
24.4g fat (8.2g saturated)
Protein
40.1g protein,
Carbohydrates
18g (11.5g sugars)
Salt
2.6g
Calories
478kcals
Fat
24.4g fat (8.2g saturated)
Protein
40.1g protein,
Carbohydrates
18g (11.5g sugars)
Salt
2.6g

Ingredients

  • A splash of olive oil
  • 300g sliced cooking chorizo
  • 1 chopped onion
  • 150ml red wine
  • 2 x 400g tins chopped tomatoes
  • 1 tsp smoked paprika
  • 2 tsp hot paprika
  • 2kg cleaned mussels
  • A handful of chopped fresh coriander

Method

  1. Place a large pan over a high heat, add a splash of olive oil and fry the chorizo for 2 minutes. Lower the heat, add the chopped onion and soften for 5 minutes.
  2. Pour in the red wine, increase the heat and bubble for 1 minute, then add the chopped tomatoes, smoked paprika and hot paprika. Bring to a boil and bubble for 2 minutes. Stir in the cleaned mussels, then cover and steam for 2 minutes until the mussels open. (Discard any that stay closed.) Stir through a handful of chopped fresh coriander, then serve in bowls with crusty bread.

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