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Mussels Italian Style Recipe

Mussels Italian Style Recipe - 4 servings


5 dozen mussels

1 leek including greens, chopped

1 medium onion, thinly sliced

1 large garlic clove, halved

1 1/2 cups dry vermouth

3/4 cup water

1/2 teaspoon salt, or to taste

14 1/2 ounce can plum tomatoes, diced

1 tablespoon olive oil

1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley


Scrub mussel shells with a wire brush. Remove and discard beards. Rinse mussels in cold water, discard broken or open mussels. Place mussels on a rack in a steamer or Dutch oven, add leek, onion, garlic, vermouth, water and salt. Cover tightly and steam over medium-high heat for 6 to 8 minutes, or just shells open. Remove to a serving dish and cover to keep warm. Boil cooking liquid for 2 to 3 minutes to reduce. Add tomatoes and olive oil. Heat to serving temperature. Pour sauce over mussels. Sprinkle with parsley.

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