Main Dishes

Mussels & Clams in a White Wine Tomato Broth

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Lets take a little trip to Italy! I am so blessed, I have taken two trips to the incredibly beautiful and delicious country of Italy! Its been about 6 years since we’ve been but still my husband talks about the mussels in broth that he enjoyed on our trip. I have to admit, me, I’m not much of a fan of mussels or clams but to make the hubby happy i’ll gladly make ‘em. The broth is absolutely incredible with garlic, white wine, fresh tomatoes, tomato sauce, vegetable broth and fresh herbs. I serve

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4 dozen mussels, rinsed well and drained
4 dozen little neck clams, rinsed well and drained
4-5 Tbsp olive oil
1 head of garlic cloves, smashed
3 cups white wine
4 cups vegetable broth
6 plum tomatoes, small dice
1/2 cup tomato sauce
2 Tbsp dried oregano
a couple handfuls of fresh basil leaves
a couple handfuls of fresh parsley leaves, rough chop
crushed red pepper flakes {optional}
In a nice big pot, over medium heat, add in the olive oil, garlic and oregano {if adding, also add in the red pepper flakes here}. Cook until the garlic is fragrant and slightly golden. Add in the white...
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Nutritions

Calories
183

Sodium
383mg
15% DV

Fat
8g
13% DV

Protein
14g
29% DV

Carbs
9g
3% DV

Fiber
3g
12% DV

Comfort food at its best! The ultimate Cheesy Chicken and Broccoli Casserole with Rice is made from scratch with simple, wholesome ingredients. The flavorful rice, vegetables, and chicken come together in a creamy sauce with a buttery Ritz cracker topping. Add a salad and corn muffins or biscuits for a hearty, family-friendly dinner any night of the week!

3/4 c salted butter
1 onion
4 cloves garlic
1/2 c all purpose flour
3 c low sodium chicken broth
12 oz cream cheese
2 t fresh thyme
1 t fresh rosemary
1 T Dijon mustard
1 1/2 t kosher salt
1/2 t black pepper
4 c cooked shredded chicken
4 c cooked long grain white rice
4 c frozen baby broccoli florets
2 c coarsely crushed Ritz crackers ( mixed with 2 T melted butter )
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  • Preheat oven to 350° F . Grease a 9 x 13-inch baking dish; set aside.
  • In a large Dutch oven, melt butter over medium heat. Add onion and garlic; cook, stirring occasionally, until onion is...
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Nutritions

Calories
1348

Sodium
1443mg
60% DV

Fat
59g
91% DV

Protein
56g
113% DV

Carbs
141g
48% DV

Fiber
7g
31% DV