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Greek mussels saganaki

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Greek mussels saganaki


  • Place a pan over heat and let it get very hot.
  • Add the olive oil and finely chopped onion. Sauté and let it caramelize nicely.
  • When ready, add the pepper, salt, thinly sliced garlic, granulated sugar, dry oregano and finely chopped thyme. Mix.
  • Add the finely chopped chili pepper, lower heat and add the grated tomatoes.
  • Bring the sauce to a boil and allow most of the liquid to evaporate. Add the ketchup, mix and add the shelled mussels.
  • Transfer to an ovenproof bowl.
  • Cut the feta into pieces and place over the mussels. Add the olive oil, pepper and thyme.
  • Bake in a preheated oven broiler for 2-3 minutes, until the cheese turns golden.

To serve

  • Place a grill pan over heat and let it get very hot.
  • Drizzle the bread with olive oil and sprinkle with dry oregano and salt.
  • Transfer to grill pan, oiled side down. Press on it with your hands and toast until golden.
  • Remove mussels saganaki from oven, sprinkle with finely chopped parsley and serve.
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Nutrition information per portion

Calories (kcal)
11 %


Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.

Total Fat (g)
21 %

Fatty Acids

Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.

Saturated Fat (g)
32 %

Saturated Fats

Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.

Total Carbs (g)
4 %


The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.

Sugars (g)
11 %


Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.

Protein (g)
14 %


It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.

Fibre (g)
9 %


They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.

Sodium (g)
23 %


A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily

*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.

*The nutritional chart and the symbols refer to the basic recipe and not to the serving suggestions.

*To calculate nutritional table data, we use software by Nutritics logo

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