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Steamed Mussels with Garlic Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Stephanie Murphy
Added: Sunday, November 30, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
4 # mussels, scrubbed and debearded
1 T cornmeal
1/12 t olive oil
8 cloves garlic, sliced or chopped
3/4 c dry white wine
1 1/2 c water
1/4 t fresh ground pepper
1/2 c chopped parsley

Directions:
Directions:
Place mussels in large bowl; cover with cold water. Sprinkle with cornmeal and let stand for 30 minutes. Rinse well with cold water and drain.
Heat oil in large stockpot over med-high heat. Add water and wine and bring to a boil. Add mussels, cover, and cook over med-high heat for 6 minutes or until shells open, stirring well after 3 minutes. Remove from heat; discard any mussels that did not open. Sprinkle with pepper and parsley and serve with a crunchy, hard bread to dip in broth!

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
8 appetizers or 4 main course
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
30 minutes
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
You could substitute cilantro for the parsley if that is more your taste!

 

 

 

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