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Mussels with Wine and Herb Sauce Recipe

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Added: Monday, October 10, 2005

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 tablespoon butter
2 medium shallots, minced fine
1 1/2 cups white wine
1 pinch red chile flakes
16 fresh mussels, with firmly closed shells, any variety
1 teaspoon fresh tarragon, removed from stem, chopped
1 tablespoon fresh parsley, chopped

Directions:
Directions:
In a stockpot, melt 1/2 tablespoon butter until bubbling. Add shallots and cook until transparent and tender. Add white wine and bring to a gentle boil. Add chile flakes and mussels. Cook mussels until they just start to open, approximately 5 minutes. Add tarragon and Italian parsley and cover pot until mussels open completely, for approximately 5 more minutes. Stir in 1/2 tablespoon butter until melted. Serve with broth in a bowl with an additional empty bowl to discard
shells.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Serve with fresh French bread for dipping.

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