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Mussels in chilli tomato sauce

4 - 8
PersonalPoints™ per serving
Total Time
15 min
5 min
10 min
If there’s ever been a recipe to create simple spicy seafood in a flash this is definitely it. In just 15 minutes you have a flavour packed traditional Mediterranean pot of goodness. Serve with bread so you don’t leave any of the spicy sauce behind.


Olive oil

1 tbs

Brown onion

1 medium, thinly sliced


1 clove(s), thinly sliced

Fresh red chilli

1 whole, cut into thin strips

Canned diced tomatoes

800 g, (2 x 400g can)

Sweet-style white wine

60 ml, (¼ cup)


1000 g, (1kg), cleaned

Baby spinach leaves

200 g

Fresh flat-leaf parsley

½ cup(s), coarsely chopped

Soy and linseed bread

4 slice(s)


  1. Heat oil in a large saucepan over medium heat. Cook onion and garlic, stirring for 3-5 minutes or until softened.
  2. Add chilli, tomatoes, wine and mussels and bring to the boil. Reduce heat and simmer, covered, for about 5 minutes or until opened.
  3. Stir in spinach leaves and parsley. Season and serve.