Mussels Marinara

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Cook Time: ~30 min


2 Tbs Olive Oil
1/2 Onion, Finely Chopped
2 Cloves Garlic, Finely Chopped
3-4 Italian Hot Peppers, Whole (optional)
1/2 Cup White Wine
1 28oz Can Crushed Tomatoes
1/2 Tbs Chopped Fresh Oregano
1/2 Tbs Chopped Fresh Parsley
2 Lbs Fresh Mussels, De bearded, Scrubbed and Rinsed
Salt and Pepper
1/2 Tbs Fresh Chopped Basi


1) Heat the oil in a large saute pan over medium heat. Add the onions, garlic, and peppers saute until cooked.

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2) Add white wine and reduce by half.

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3) Add Tomatoes, Parsley, and Basil. Simmer for 8-10 minutes.

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4) Add mussels and cover with aluminum foil, cook for 10-12 minutes.

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5) Remove mussels from pan then season sauce until it reaches desired flavor. Pour sauce over mussels to serve. Sprinkle Parmesan cheese and basil to garnish.


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