Mussels With Pesto and Garlic Oven Fries

Mussels With Pesto and Garlic Oven Fries
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Ingredients

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 425° F. On a rimmed baking sheet, toss the potatoes, garlic, oil, ¾ teaspoon salt, and ¼ teaspoon pepper.
  2. Roast the potatoes, turning once, until golden brown and crisp, 30 to 35 minutes.
  3. When the potatoes have 5 minutes left to cook, bring the wine to a boil in a large pot.
  4. Add the mussels and simmer, covered, until they open, 3 to 4 minutes.
  5. Mix the pesto into the cooking liquid. Serve with the oven fries.
By August, 2010

Nutritional Information

  • Per Serving
  • Calories 618Calories From Fat 235
  • Fat 26g
  • Sat Fat 6g
  • Cholesterol 74mg
  • Sodium 1,260mg
  • Protein 38g
  • Carbohydrate 53g
  • Sugar 2g
  • Fiber 4g
  • Iron 12mg
  • Calcium 317mg
What does this mean? See Nutrition 101 .

Quick Tip

Garlic
To easily remove the skin from a garlic clove, slice off the end, place the clove on a cutting board, cover it with the flat of a chef’s knife, and whack the knife. The loosened skin will lift off.

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