Spicy Tomato Mussels

Servings 4 servings


  • 1 cup diced mushrooms
  • 1 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1 tablespoon dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 5 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 small onion minced
  • 2 14.5-oz. cans diced tomatoes
  • 1 cup low sodium vegetable broth or use homemade
  • Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • 3 pounds mussels cleaned


  • In a large crock cooker, place all ingredients except mussels. Cover and cook on LOW for 4 hours.
  • Add mussels then raise crock cooker heat control to HIGH. Cover and cook for 30 minutes or until mussels have opened.
  • Serve in bowls.


SERVING SUGGESTION: A big salad of mixed baby greens, sliced red onion, cucumber and avocado, tossed with Leanne’s Basic Vinaigrette.. NUTRITION: per serving: 373 Calories; 8g Fat; 46g Protein; 28g Carbohydrate; 4g Dietary Fiber; 95mg Cholesterol; 1169mg Sodium. Exchanges: 0 Grain(Starch); 6 Lean Meat; 2 1/2 Vegetable; 0 Fat. Points: 9
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