“This tasty dish can be served as an appetizer (for 4) or as a main course (for 2). I love to mop up the sauce with crusty bread!! The prep time includes soaking.”
READY IN:
1hr 15mins
SERVES:
4
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Wash mussels in several changes of cold water; using a sharp knife, remove beards.
  2. Soak mussels for about 30 minutes in cold water containing a handful of salt& a handful of flour.
  3. This will remove any sand inside the mussels.
  4. In heavy saucepan, heat oil; saute garlic, onion& celery until soft but not brown.
  5. Add tomatoes& simmer for about 10 minutes to evaporate the remaining liquid.
  6. Add remaining ingredients (except mussels), cover& simmer for 30 minutes.
  7. Just before serving, add mussels, cover& simmer for 3- 5 minutes to allow the mussels open.
  8. Discard any that don't.

Join the Conversation

  • all
  • reviews
  • tweaks
  • q & a
SORT BY: