Creamy garlic mussels with crusty bread

Creamy garlic mussels with crusty bread

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  • 3 cloves crushed garlic
  • 1 T olive oil
  • 1 cup cream
  • 500 g fresh mussels
  • ½ cup white wine
  • 1/4 cup chopped chives
  • Crusty bread

Cooking Instructions

Gently fry cloves crushed garlic in olive oil for 1 minute, or until golden. Add cream and simmer for 5–10 minutes or until infused with the garlic.

In a separate saucepan over a medium to high heat, steam, covered, fresh mussels and white wine for 5 minutes, or until the mussels’ shells have opened.

Discard any unopened mussels and add the cooked mussels to the garlicky cream. Add chopped chives and toss to coat.

Season to taste and serve hot with warm crusty bread.

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Abigail Donnelly Recipe by: Abigail Donnelly
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    Casey Brooks
    March 3, 2018

    Great simple recipe with phenomenal results.

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    January 5, 2016

    If you collect your own mussels, then grab some sea lettuce while your at it, it adds really nice flavour to the dish. Just taste before you salt, it can be salty