Mussels With Garlic and Shallots Recipe

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This mussels with garlic and shallots recipe uses delicate shallots as the onion flavor in this dish.

Learn how to make this mussels with garlic and shallots recipe using garlic and shallots from the garden.

Mussels with Garlic and Shallots Recipe

2 teaspoons olive oil
Generous pinch cayenne
2/3 cup shallots, minced
3 garlic cloves, minced
2 cups semisweet white wine
24 mussels, cleaned and debearded
l tablespoon fresh rosemary, chopped

Heat the oil in a heavy skillet. Add the cayenne and wait
30 seconds. Add the shallots and garlic; saute three to
four minutes, stirring occasionally. Add the wine and bring
to a simmer. Add the mussels. Cover and steam until the
shells open, five to six minutes. Discard any mussels that
do not open. Divide evenly between four shallow dishes, and
sprinkle with rosemary.


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