French in a Flash: Creamy Saffron Mussel and Spinach Pasta Recipe

French in a Flash: Creamy Saffron Mussel and Spinach Pasta Recipe
13 Ingredients
  • 2 pounds mussels
  • Kosher salt
  • 1 pound casarecce pasta (fusilli is a good substitute)
  • 4 ounces baby spinach, roughly chopped
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter
  • 1 1/2 very large shallots, sliced (or 3 small shallots, about 1/4 cup total)
  • 2 cloves garlic, thinly sliced
  • Freshly cracked black pepper
  • 1/4 cup dry white wine
  • 1/2 cup low-sodium chicken stock, preferably organic
  • 3/4 teaspoon saffron
  • 1/4 cup heavy cream
Nutrition
768
38% daily value
4 servings
                                       
                                            high-​fiber
     

Fat

29% 19

Saturated

35% 7

Trans

- 0

Monounsaturated

- 6

Polyunsaturated

- 3

Carbs

34% 102

Carbs (net)

- 96

Fiber

22% 6

Sugars

- 6

Sugars, added

- 0

Protein

89% 45

Cholesterol

31% 92

Sodium

45% 1076

Calcium

14% 144

Magnesium

43% 171

Potassium

37% 1308

Iron

66% 12

Zinc

37% 6

Phosphorus

103% 719

Vitamin A

36% 328

Vitamin C

49% 29

Thiamin (B1)

34% 1

Riboflavin (B2)

37% 1

Niacin (B3)

31% 6

Vitamin B6

23% 0

Folate equivalent (total)

46% 182

Folate (food)

- 182

Folic acid

- 0

Vitamin B12

455% 27

Vitamin D

0% 0

Vitamin E

13% 3

Vitamin K

178% 143
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