Mussels with Plum Tomatoes & Parsley

I wasn’t planning on making this today, I was just going to cook it the old Chinese way but at the last minute I searched on Taste Spotting for a recipe and came across this one. Luckily I had all the ingredients at home so I was all set!

[100% organic & environmentally responsible aquaculture farmed mussels]

Ingredients:

  • 1½ lbs mussels
  • 2 TBS butter
  • 2 TBS olive oil
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 5 garlic cloves, finely chopped
  • One 14 oz. plum tomatoes
  • ½ cup flat Italian parsley, finely chopped
  • 1 tsp dried rosemary
  • 1 cup Chardonnay
  • Pinch of salt
  • ¼ tsp black pepper

Instructions:

  1. Clean the mussels, remove their beards and scrub them
  2. In a wok, heat the butter and olive oil over medium heat
  3. Add the onion and garlic, cook until soft, 5-6 minutes
  4. Add the tomatoes, parsley, rosemary, wine, salt and pepper, and bring to a boil
  5. Add the mussels and stir well, cook for 10 minutes
  6. Discard unopened mussels
  7. Serve with crusty bread or over pasta

*Adapted from Imagelicious.

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