Mussels with wheat beer and bacon - Pacific Gold

Mussels with wheat beer and bacon

Wheat beer is used instead of white wine and bacon gives the dish a real smoky flavour. Serve with crusty bread as a starter or as a main meal.

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Fully cooked Mussels
with Natural Juice in Vacuum Pack.


  • Olive oil
  • 100g smoked bacon lardons
  • 2 cloves, thinly sliced of garlic
  • 300ml wheat beer
  • 1kg mussels
  • Handful of chopped flat-leaf parsley
  • Bread to serve

How to cook

  1. Heat a splash of olive oil in a large pan with a lid. Add the bacon and cook until crisp.

  2.  Stir in the garlic and cook for 2 minutes, then pour in the beer and bring to a simmer.

  3.  Tip in the mussels, put on a lid and cook until all the mussels have opened.

  4. Shake the pan now and again to redistribute the heat.

  5.  Stir in the parsley and serve in warm bowls with bread.

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