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Mussels “Buzara”

  • 11/08/2005
  • Easy
  • 4
  • 25 min

Buzara is Croatian way of cooking mussels, scampi or vongole with only few simple ingredients. What can be said about well known specialty – stewed savory mussels? Those who like mussels will admit that there are no words to describe a delight of mussels in a wonderful flavoursome sauce! And it is so simple!

Ingredients

  • 1,5 kg mussels
  • 150 ml olive oil
  • 4 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 2 tablespoons bread crumbs
  • 4 tablespoons parsley, finely chopped
  • 200 ml white wine
  • 1 teaspoon Vegeta Gourmet Stock Powder
  • pepper

Preparation

  1. 1.
    Clean (tear off beards) and wash mussels.
  2. 2.
    Heat olive oil in a pan and add: pressed garlic, bread crumbs, parsley, wine, Vegeta Gourmet Stock Powder and pepper.
  3. 3.
    Add mussels, cover and cook until they open. Discard any unopened mussels.

Serving

Serve with bread.

Tip

When buying mussels, make sure that you pay attention to their freshness. Mussels must be firmly closed. Mussels that are opened in their uncooked state are not fresh and are surely not recommended for consumption.

Energy and nutritional values

Energy and nutritional values are calculated per one serving (i.e. for 1 person). For a dessert, energy and nutritional values have been calculated per 100 g.

Nutrient Unit of measure Amount F rda (%) M rda (%)
Energy values kcal / kJ 676 / 2.826 - -
Fat g 42,86 - -
Carbohydrates g 17,46 - -
Dietary fibre g 0,24 - -
Protein g 45,27 - -
Sodium g 3,49 0 0
Vitamin A μg 698,01 17 14
Vitamin E mg 10,55 48 48
Vitamin C mg 32,96 44 37
Niacin mg 14,74 105 74
Potassium mg 1.266,82 34 34
Phosphorous mg 754,89 94 94
Magnesium mg 135,36 45 34

* RDA is based on daily allowances for women of 2000 kcal, and for men of 2900 kcal at the age of 25 to 50. (Source: DRI reports - Macronutrients, Elements, Vitamins, www.nap.edu; Genesis R&D and Podravka d.d.)