Mussels marvellous

Yield: 4 servings

Measure Ingredient
1 kilograms Live mussels; (6 per person)
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50 grams Unsalted butter
1 tablespoon Extra virgin olive oil
300 millilitres White wine; (chardonnay is
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1 tablespoon Finely chopped onion
1 teaspoon Finely chopped garlic
4 tablespoons Finely chopped parsley
¼ teaspoon Ground white pepper
100 millilitres Pouring cream; (Optional)

Sweat onion and garlic in butter and oil over low heat for four or five minutes until onion is translucent.

Add wine, parsley and pepper. Allow to simmer and reduce for about 10 minutes.

Add mussels, cover and allow to cook for three or four minutes, until mussels open.

Remove mussels with slotted spoon to a warm serving bowl.

Continue cooking any mussels that have not opened, and remove.

Reduce the cooking liquor further by about a third. Add cream, if using.

Pour liquor over mussels and serve with good Italian or French bread.

Converted by MC_Buster.

Per serving: 172 Calories (kcal); 14g Total Fat; (96% calories from fat); trace Protein; 1g Carbohydrate; 27mg Cholesterol; 5mg Sodium Food Exchanges: 0 Grain(Starch); 0 Lean Meat; 0 Vegetable; 0 Fruit; 2½ Fat; 0 Other Carbohydrates

Converted by MM_Buster v2.0n.

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