Mussels in vermouth

Mussels in vermouth

This recipe comes from the book "Cuisiner pour vaincre la douleur et l'inflammation chronique", de Jacqueline Lagacé, Ph.D., Éditions FIDES, 2011

4 servings
Preparation 5 min
Cooking 15 min

480 calories per serving 


1.8 kg mussels, brushed and cleaned   123 units
1/4 onions, chopped   50 g
2 tbsp chives, fresh, chopped   6 g
3 tbsp margarine non-hydrogenated   40 g
1/2 cup white wine   125 mL
3 tbsp red vermouth   45 mL
1 cup creamy soy preparation for cooking   250 mL
1 pinch salt [optional]   0.1 g
  ground pepper to taste    


  1. Place the mussels in a pan. Add onions, 1 tablespoon (15 ml) of chives, margarine, wine and pepper. Bring to boil. As soon as the shells open, remove them from the pan and leave the cooking juice in the pan. Set aside the mussels.
  2. Pass the cooking juice through a strainer lined with cheesecloth. Transfer into a pan. Add the vermouth and cream. Season with salt and pepper.
  3. Cook over medium-low heat for 3 to 4 minutes.
  4. Add the remaining chives; simmer for 2 minutes over medium-low heat.
  5. Serve the mussels in half shells and drizzle with sauce.

Nutrition Facts Table

Nutrition Facts

per 1 serving (270g)


% DV*

* DV = Daily Value




25 g

38 %

Saturated 3.5 g
+ Trans 0.1 g

18 %


75 mg


560 mg

23 %


17 g

6 %


0 g

1 %


5 g


37 g

Vitamin A

25 %

Vitamin C

35 %


6 %


70 %

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Servings of Canada's Food Guide

1 serving of this recipe is equivalent to:

Vegetables and Fruit: ¼ serving
Grain Products: 0 serving
Milk and Alternatives: 0 serving
Meat and Alternatives: serving

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Free :
Added Sugar
Source of :
Calcium, Copper, Omega-3, Vitamin B6
Good source of :
Magnesium, Pantothenic Acid, Potassium, Vitamin A, Vitamin C, Vitamin E, Vitamin K
Excellent source of :
Folacin, Iron, Manganese, Niacin, Phosphorus, Selenium, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B12, Vitamin B2, Vitamin D, Zinc

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This recipe is in the following categories: Shellfish | Main courses/Entrées | Diabetes-friendly | High Iron | High Vitamin D | Source of Omega-3

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