9/12/17 O&A NYC FOOD- FALL HEARTY AND HEALTHY: Mussels in Garlic Broth (video)

As the season changes from laid back summer fun to the busy fall holiday season hearty, healthy and easy are a winning combination.


  • 1 tsp. olive oil
  • ​4 garlic, cloves sliced
  • 2 Tbsp. onions, white or yellow, chopped
  • 2 lbs. mussels, cleaned
  • 1/2 lemon, juiced
  • 1/2 tsp. basil, dried
  • 1/2 tsp. thyme, dried
  • 1/4 cup clam juice (optional)
  • 2-14.5 oz. canned tomatoes, chopped
  • 2 Tbsp. butter, unsalted
  • To taste – salt & pepper (S&P)


  1. Heat large pot with olive oil and sliced garlic and onions.
  2. When aroma is released, add mussels.
  3. Add lemon juice, herbs and clam juice (optional), and gently toss.
  4. Add tomatoes. Cover and simmer over medium heat until mussels are steamed open, generally 3 to 6 minutes.
  5. Remove pot from heat. Discard unopened mussels.
  6. To finish mussels, add butter and swirl to make broth thicker.
  7. Optional: Serve with crusty bread for dipping in broth.

SNP Eating Heart Healthy: Mussels In Garlic Broth

Recipe From SNP Eating Heart Healthy Nutrition Program Created By Chef Kelly Armetta, Hyatt Regency Boston

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