ZENB Mussels Marinara


PREP TIME 15 minutes

COOK TIME 15 minutes

TOTAL TIME 30 minutes

Nutrition Facts


Serving Size: 229g
Servings: 8

Calories: 350

Amount per Serving*% Daily Value
Total Fat12g15%
Saturated Fat2g10%
Dietary Fiber2g7%
Total Sugar3g
Vitamin C 15%
Calcium 92mg 8%
Iron 9mg 50%
Potassium 901mg 20%
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

This Mussels Marina recipe is a delicious way to use your ZENB Roasted, Tomato, Garlic, & Basil Pasta Sauce. Whether making as a main meal or to impress your friends as an appetizer, you’ll enjoy the flavor profile and quick cook time. This dish provides a good source of protein and an excellent source of iron.


  • 8 slices French bread, cut into 1-inch thick slices
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil, divided
  • 3 cloves garlic, thinly sliced
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1 cup dry white wine
  • 1 carton (15.5 ounces) ZENB Roasted Tomato, Garlic & Basil Pasta Sauce
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 2 pounds mussels, scrubbed, debearded
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil



Preheat grill or grill pan on medium-high heat. Brush bread slices with 2 teaspoons olive oil. Grill bread 1-2 minutes on each side until golden-brown.


Heat remaining oil in large skillet on medium-high heat. Add garlic and red pepper flakes; cook 30 seconds until fragrant. Add wine; cook 2-3 minutes until reduced by half.


Stir in ZENB Sauce, water and pepper; bring to a simmer. Add mussels, cover with lid. Cook 5-7 minutes until shells are fully open. Sprinkle with basil before serving with grilled bread.

Tasty Tips

Gently tap each raw mussel before scrubbing and cooking. Shells should close immediately. Discard any shells that do not close.

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