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Memorable Mussels & Pasta

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Posted 05/05/09 by ChefSnowball
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Venues: Fish
Pasta & Grains
Categories: Pasta
Shellfish
Sub Categories: Fettucini
Mussels
Keywords: mussels, pasta, fettucine
Servings: 6
Ingredients:

5 lbs. mussels, scrubbed & debearded
1/2 cup finely chopped scallions
1 tablespoon olive oil
1/4 cup finely chopped Italian parsley
3 tablespoons finely chopped fresh basil
1 tablespoon finely minced garlic (3 large cloves)
1/2 teaspoon or more red pepper flakes, to taste
1 tablespoon oregano
3/4 cup dry white wine
Salt & freshly ground black pepper to taste
1 (12 oz.) package fettucine, cooked & drained

Preparation:

Place mussels in a large pot. Add remaining ingredients, with the exception of the pasta. Cover pot tightly. Bring liquid to a boil, and cook mussels over high heat for 5-8 minutes.

Place hot, cooked pasta in a large, shallow serving bowl. Remove mussels from shells and arrange on pasta, using the liquid as sauce.

 

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May. 05, 2009 04:40 pm
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CuteCounselor dishes...

Pretty authentic recipe. Can't wait to try it.