Mussels Recipe

A simple and quick mussels recipe is a mussel potato-beet salad.

Mussels Recipe:

  1. Wash and boil some potatoes and beets.
  2. Remove from pot when tender
  3. Chop up the potatoes and beets on a plate
  4. Lightly salt the potatoes
  5. Open a can of mussels
  6. Drizzle the mussels and oil over the potatoes and beets.
  7. Eat and enjoy!

Mussels are very nutritious and a great source of vitamin B-12!

Mussels recipe

Mussel Nutritional Facts:  

Mussel is the common name used for members of several families of bivalve molluscs, from saltwater and freshwater habitats. Wikipedia

Amount Per 

Calories 172
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 4.5 g6%
Saturated fat 0.9 g4%
Polyunsaturated fat 1.2 g
Monounsaturated fat 1 g
Cholesterol 56 mg18%
Sodium 369 mg15%
Potassium 268 mg7%
Total Carbohydrate 7 g2%
Dietary fiber 0 g0%
Protein 24 g48%
Vitamin A6%Vitamin C22%
Calcium3%Iron37%
Vitamin B-65%Vitamin B-12400%
Magnesium9%
*Per cent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

 

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Studied Nutrition and Physical Activity for Health at the University of Pittsburgh.