Mussels with tomatoes and garlic - Pacific Gold

Mussels with tomatoes and garlic

This dish will transport you straight to the Mediterranean seaside.

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Mussels in Tomato Basil Sauce.


  • 2 tbsp.  butter
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 15-oz. can diced tomatoes
  • 1/2 c. dry white wine
  • 2 tbsp. freshly chopped parsley, plus more for garnish
    kosher salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 lb. mussels
  • Grilled bread, for serving

How to cook

  1. In a pot over medium-low heat, melt butter. Add onion and cook until fragrant and soft, 5 minutes, then add garlic and cook until fragrant, 1 minute more.

  2. Add diced tomatoes, wine, and parsley and stir until combined. Season with salt and pepper.

  3. Add mussels and simmer until all shells are open. If some mussels don’t open, you can pry them open using one of the shells, they are still safe to eat.

  4. Garnish with more parsley and serve with grilled bread.

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