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Amazing Mussels Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
ROB SLUSHER

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 tablespoons butter
3 tablespoons minced garlic
4 shallots, chopped
4 cups beef broth
1 jalapeno pepper, minced
1 red chili pepper, minced
4 fresh tomatoes, coarsely chopped
20 fresh basil leaves, torn
2 cups white wine
1 tablespoon cornstarch
1/2 cup light cream
5 pounds fresh mussels, scrubbed and debearded

Directions:
Directions:
1.Melt butter in a large stockpot over medium heat. Add garlic and shallots, and cook, stirring constantly, until lightly browned. Add a splash of the beef broth, jalapeno, and red chile pepper, and simmer for a few minutes to blend the flavors.
2.Add the tomatoes, basil leaves, white wine, and remaining beef broth. Bring to a boil. Dissolve cornstarch in a small amount of the light cream, and pour it and the rest of the cream into the stock pot. Return to a boil, and add the mussels. Cook until all of the shells have opened, about 5 minutes.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
4
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
20 minutes
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Mussels steamed in a very light creamy tomato basil broth with a kick. You will not be disappointed.

 

 

 

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