Allison's Mussels

Author: Canadian Living

Sitting around a bowl of mussels, dipping them into their white-wine cooking liquid or melted garlic butter is a grand way to start a summer party. Allison MacKinnon picked the fresh herbs from his lush garden.

  • Portion size 8 servings
  • Credits : © CanadianLiving.com

Ingredients

  • 2 lbs mussels
  • 1 cup dry white wine
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped celery
  • 2 green onions chopped
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh chives

Method

Scrub mussels and cut off beards; discard any that do not close when tapped.

In large saucepan, bring wine, celery, onions, pepper and salt to simmer. Add mussels; cover and bring just to boil. Cook for about 6 minutes or until mussels open; discard any that do not open. Sprinkle with parsley and chives. With slotted spoon, transfer to large warmed bowl. Pour cooking liquid into bowl for dipping.

Nutritional facts Per serving, about:

  • Protein 4 g
  • Calories 50.0
  • Total fat 1 g
  • Total carbohydrate 2 g
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