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"De gustibus non est disputandum"
(there is no disputing about tastes)
Michael Thorne Executive Chef,
Atomic Gourmet
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Mussels In White Wine
Difficulty Level: Easy
Recipe Id: USA1024

Mussels In White Wine

  • 2 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/2 cup dry white wine
  • 1/4 cup minced parsley
  • 2 lb (or quarts) mussels, cleaned
  • 1 tblsp. garlic, minced

  1. Put olive oil into a wide-bottomed pan that has a lid, and turn heat to medium.Add mussels.
  2. Cover while mussels steam for one minute or so, thenuncover and stir them.
  3. Remove any that have opened. Continue this until athe mussels have opened.
  4. Remove top shells and place mussels on a platter.
  5. Strain the liquid that the mussels have released into the pan throughly piece of cloth or paper towel to remove any sand.
  6. Clean out the pan and reheat liquid.
  7. Add wine, garlic and parsley.
  8. Stir over high heat until the mixture starts to thicken slightly, then spoon over mussels.

Makes 4 first-course servings.


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