Spaghetti Alfredo–Mussels

Spaghetti Alfredo-Mussels

  • Servings: 4-6
  • Difficulty: easy
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Any whole-wheat pasta is all right in my book, I love the nutty flavor, and I love to cook with it all the time.


This time I had help from the store, I used a ready-made jar of Alfredo sauce to speed up dinner.

.1 bag- 2 lb. Frozen fully cooked mussels

.1 and 1/2 package whole wheat thin spaghetti

.2 tbsp. olive oil

.3 tbsp. butter

.3 medium shallots chopped

.4 cloves minced garlic

.1/2 tbsp. salt

.1/2 tsp. black pepper

.16 oz jar readymade Alfredo sauce

.1/2 cup grated parmesan cheeses

.1-cup alcohol-free white wine

.2 tbsp. fresh parsley or fresh basil

.1/2 cup pasta water

1-In a large skillet, over medium high heat add butter, oil, shallots, salt and pepper. Cook for few minutes until soft.

2-Add garlic and cook for 1 minute.

3-Lower the heat, add alcohol-free wine, mussels, and stir to mix, cover, and cook for 3-4 minutes.

4-With slatted spoon remove the mussels from the pan and set aside.

5-Turn the heat up and let the sauce reduce for about 3 minutes.

6-In the main time, remove the mussels from the shells and add to the sauce.

7-Add Alfredo sauce and mix well, cook for 1-2 minutes.

8-Cook spaghetti according to the package instructions.

9-reserve 1/2 cup of pasta water

10-Drain the spaghetti and add to the sauce, toss in the parmesan cheese, pasta water, parsley or basil.

Serve with homemade garlic bread. Enjoy!

5 thoughts on “Spaghetti Alfredo–Mussels

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  2. you’ve done it again. I JUST finished breakfast and looking at this recipe I immediately started salivating..Now I need to head to the market for mussels darn it all.

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