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Steamed Mussels with Wine and Herbs

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Steamed Mussels with Wine and Herbs
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Yield Dozen
Author Chef Jim Coleman
Prep time 15 minutes
Cooking time
Total time 15 minutes

Description

Steamed Mussels with Wine and Herbs offers a unique blend of fresh seasonings, juicy plum tomatoes, and rich Plugrá Butter.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup Riesling wine
  • 2 shallots, minced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons Butter
  • 2 plum tomatoes, diced
  • 2 scallions, chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon fresh thyme, chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon fresh basil, chopped
  • juice of 1/2 lemon
  • 1 bay leaf
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 24 mussels, scrubbed, beards removed

Instructions

  1. Bring all ingredients except the mussels to a boil in a large saucepan.
  2. Add the mussels and reduce the heat until the mixture just simmers. Cover and cook for about 5 minutes or until the mussels open. Discard any unopened mussels.
  3. Serve in wide, deep bowl with sauce poured over the mussels.

Notes

Recipe from "Flavors of America" by Chef Jim Coleman and Candace Hagan with Greg Slonaker in association with the Rittenhouse Hotel, Philadelphia PA.