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Mussels With Tomato & White Wine Sauce


Fast and easy and oh so good. Serves 4 for an app or 2 for dinner...

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  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 cup onion, finely chopped
  • 1 ⁄2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 ⁄2 teaspoon fresh ground black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • 1 large tomatoes, chopped (or almost whole can diced tomatoes)
  • 1 cup white wine
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh parsley leaves (or 1 teaspoon dried parsley)
  • 2 lbs fresh mussels, well scrubbed and debearded crusty French bread


Servings 4
Preparation time 20mins
Cooking time 30mins


Step 1

In a large saute pan or pot, melt the butter.
Add the onions, salt, and pepper, and cook, stirring, for 4 minutes.
Add the garlic and tomatoes, and cook, stirring, for 1 minute.
Add the wine, parsley, and bring to a boil.
Add the mussels, cover, and cook until the shells have opened, about 4 minutes.
Remove from the heat and discard any shells that do not open.
Transfer to a large deep bowl and serve immediately. Make sure to have spoons available as this broth is good!
Use your nice crusty french bread for dipping.

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