Mussels with Shallots, Bacon and Blue Cheese

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Best served with crusty French bread along side so you can enjoy every last drop of this delicious broth. Using farm raised mussels are an ocean-friendly way to enjoy this dish.

440
Calories
20g
Fat
45g
Protein
4
Servings

Ingredients

4 shallots (sliced)
2 garlic cloves (finely chopped)
8 sli of good quality smoked bacon cut into 1/4 inch pieces cooked to crisp and drained
2 t olive oil
1/4 t black pepper
2 T unsalted butter
1/3 c dry white wine
1/2 c Stonyfield Organic Greek Plain Nonfat Yogurt
1/2 c blue cheese
2 lb mussels (scrubbed and beards removed)
Nutrition Information: 
Serving Size: 
226
Calories: 
440
Calories from Fat: 
180
Total Fat: 
20g
Total Fat Percent: 
31%
Saturated Fat: 
8g
Saturated Fat Percent: 
40%
Cholesterol: 
115mg
Cholesterol Percent: 
38%
Sodium: 
830mg
Sodium Percent: 
35%
Total Carbohydrate: 
15g
Total Carbohydrate Percent: 
5%
Sugars: 
1g
Protein: 
45g
Vitamin A: 
15%
Vitamin C: 
35%
Calcium: 
15%
Iron: 
60%

Preparation:

Step 1

In the bottom of a 5 quart pot slowly heat oil, butter, shallots and garlic.

Step 2

When shallots and garlic are clear, add mussels, white wine, yogurt, blue cheese, bacon and pepper.

Step 3

Cover.

Step 4

Increase heat to medium high.

Step 5

When mussels open remove from heat.

Step 6

Discard any mussels that do not open.

Step 7

Stir and serve

Ingredients

4 shallots (sliced)
2 garlic cloves (finely chopped)
8 sli of good quality smoked bacon cut into 1/4 inch pieces cooked to crisp and drained
2 t olive oil
1/4 t black pepper
2 T unsalted butter
1/3 c dry white wine
1/2 c Stonyfield Organic Greek Plain Nonfat Yogurt
1/2 c blue cheese
2 lb mussels (scrubbed and beards removed)
Nutrition Information: 
Serving Size: 
226
Calories: 
440
Calories from Fat: 
180
Total Fat: 
20g
Total Fat Percent: 
31%
Saturated Fat: 
8g
Saturated Fat Percent: 
40%
Cholesterol: 
115mg
Cholesterol Percent: 
38%
Sodium: 
830mg
Sodium Percent: 
35%
Total Carbohydrate: 
15g
Total Carbohydrate Percent: 
5%
Sugars: 
1g
Protein: 
45g
Vitamin A: 
15%
Vitamin C: 
35%
Calcium: 
15%
Iron: 
60%

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