Steamed Mussels With Garlic Butter

Freshly steamed PEI mussels with a tasty garlic butter broth.

Sourdough baguettes are ideal for dipping into the broth.  

Mussels are a healthy shellfish option and are packed with protein. Are you getting enough protein? Do you even lift? #workouthumor

Steamed Mussels With Garlic and Sourdough Bread

Serves 1- 2

Ingredients:

  • 2lbs PEI Mussels
  • 2 cloves garlic (minced)
  • 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 knob butter
  • pinch of salt
  • pinch of pepper
  • 1 tsp parsley
  • 1 cup water
  • 2 kale leaves
  • 4-6 slices sourdough baguette

Method:

  1. Soak, wash and rinse mussels well.
  2. Heat olive oil in a large pot over medium. Saute the garlic,salt and pepper for 2 minutes.
  3. Add butter, parsley and mussels.
  4. Add 1 cup water and more if required.
  5. Steam for 5 minutes or until the mussel shells open.
  6. Steam kale.
  7. Toast sourdough bread and serve.

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