Mussels Steamed with Garlic, Tomato, and White Wine

Mussels Steamed with Garlic, Tomato, and White Wine

Steaming a pot of mussels is a delicious, no fuss way to introduce seafood into your weeknight routine and the end result looks impressive through mussels actually cook in minutes and are fairly inexpensive,  Try this recipe once just for the two for you and you may start to serve mussels at dinner parties, the quantities multiply easily, Serve with generous amounts fo crusty bread, since you’ll want to soak up every drop of the broth

Serves 2

2 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil

1 garlic clove, minced

1 small tomato, finely chopped

1 pound scrubbed mussels (discard any open ones)

1/4 cup dry white wine

Chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley, for serving

Crusty bread, for serving

 

Heat oil over medium-high in a large pot.  Add garlic and cook for 1 minute, then stir in tomato and cook 2 minutes.  Add mussels and wine,  Cover and cook just until the mussels open (discard any that don’t), about 5 minutes.  Toss with chopped parsley and serve with crusty bread.

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