Steamed Mussels With Tomatoes & Herbs

Monahan's Seafood Market | Fresh Whole Fish, Fillets, Shellfish, Recipes, Catering & Lunch Counter-Ann Arbor, Michigan

Serves 4

  • 3 1/2-4 lbs. mussels
  • 3 T olive oil
  • 2 T shallot, chopped
  • 28 oz. can chopped tomatoes (we use San Marzano Italian plum tomatoes this time of year)
  • 2 T garlic, minced
  • 3/4 cup of a mixture of Italian parsley, thyme, basil, a little rosemary (save a little parsley for garnish)
  • 1/2 cup dry white wine
  • 1 t dried pepper flakes

Heat a large pan with tight fitting lid over med-high heat

Add olive oil and sauté garlic and shallots until they soften

Add tomatoes, herbs, wine & pepper flakes

Simmer sauce until flavors blend and sauce is reduced a bit

Add mussels, stir, then cover and steam until all mussels are open about 5-8 min.

Serve while steaming

Garnish with remaining parsley

Have plenty of crusty bread available for soppin’ up the broth!

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