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Mussels Marinara (Christmas Eve) Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Marie Jean Schirripa

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 lbs Mussels cleaned
10 Cloves Peeled Garlic
1/4 Cup EVOO
1 Can (28 oz) SAN Marzano Tomatoes (Certified or DOP)
Large Pinch of Salt & Small Pinch of Pepper
1/2 tbsp Dried Parsley (crushed)
1/4 tsp Dried Basil (crushed)
Loaf of good Crusty Italian Bread (for dipping)

Tools:
Medium size Dutch Oven type Pot or Wok
Wooden Spoon

Directions:
Directions:
Clean beard and barnacles if necessary from mussels, set aside, on med/hi heat add EVOO to pot, add garlic, sauté until almost golden, add tomatoes whole, add seasoning, and mix well, with wooden spoon break tomatoes, bring to a boil, lower heat, add mussels and cover pan, check when all shells are open they’re done. Remove from heat and serve with Crusty Bread.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
6/8
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This is easy and pretty quick, if you would like you can serve this as a main coarse by removing mussels from pot and use the sauce with some pasta.

 

 

 

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