Mussels Marinara

Mussels Marinara over pasta

Pasta with mussels in a red sauce served over pasta.


Units Scale

2 Table Spoons Olive Oil

2 Garlic Cloves

1 Tomato

8 ounces Mussels

1 cup White Wine

1 cup Tomato Sauce

1 Table Spoon Butter

1 Table Spoon Lemon Juice

Dash Red Pepper

Dash Oregano


  1.  Heat Olive Oil, add Garlic over medium heat.
  2. Add Chopped Fresh Tomato
  3. Cook and stir for a minute
  4. Add Mussels (frozen)
  5. Squeeze lemon juice over muscles
  6. Let cook for 2 minutes
  7. Add butter and wine
  8. Cook another 2 minutes
  9. Add tomato sauce
  10. Add spices
  11. Cook a few more minutes, allowing the sauce to thicken.



Don’t forget a fresh lemon! Serve over pasta. This was made over regular spaghetti, but linguine is probably the ideal pasta for a mussels marinara dish.