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Trending Recipe: Mussels With Garlic And White Wine

Trending Recipe: Mussels With Garlic And White Wine

The mussels add an incredible briny flavour to the pancetta, shallot, garlic, herbs and wine sauce…with a bit of cream and butter to add some luxuriousness.


  • 8 – 10 slices bread
  • 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 30 grams pancetta chopped
  • 4 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 tbsp fresh thyme chopped
  • 1 tbsp fresh oregano chopped
  • 1 lb mussels scrubbed and beards removed
  • 1/2 cup dry white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio
  • 1/4 cup heavy cream
  • 2 tbsp unsalted butter
  • Juice whole lemon about 1 tablespoon
  • Salt and pepper to taste healthy pinch of both
  • Pinch red pepper flakes
  • 1 tbsp parsley chopped


  • Turn grill on medium-high, or pre-heat oven to 230 degrees.
  • Brush one side of each bread slice with olive oil.
  • Grill, or bake, until toasted. Set aside.
  • In a large saucepan, heat 1 tablespoon of the olive oil.
  • Add pancetta and cook until crispy, about 5 – 8 minutes.
  • Add another dash of olive oil to the pan. Add garlic and herbs and saute for about 1 minute.
  • Add mussels and white wine, cover the pan, and steam until the mussels open, about 7 minutes.
  • Carefully remove the lid, and add heavy cream, butter, lemon, salt and pepper, and red pepper flakes – stir with a wooden spoon to incorporate.
  • Place mussels and sauce into serving dish. Discard any mussels that did not open during the steaming process.
  • Garnish with parsley, plus another small pinch of salt, pepper and red pepper flakes.
  • Serve with toasted bread.


Source: howtofeedaloon.com




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