Love mussels? They're a great option for a busy weeknight: simply pick up a bunch and steam away with any of a variety of flavors. These tempting options come together in about 30 minutes. Don't forget a loaf of crusty bread to sop up all the flavorful juices!
Giuseppe's mussels in sambuca: Chef Giuseppe DiFronzo was happy to share his recipe for this simple dish. Mussels are steamed in an flavorful blend of fresh fennel, garlic, leeks, cream and white sambuca, the anise-flavored Italian liqueur. He recommends serving the mussels alongside plenty of crusty Italian bread and a cold glass of Vermentino or Albarino.
Black mussels with fennel salt: Writes our own
Hurley's grilled mussels with red wine and chorizo: The mussels in this dish are first grilled to open them, lending light smoky notes to the shellfish. They're then tossed with a flavorful blend of chorizo, a rich wine reduction, tomatoes, parsley and butter. Hungry yet? You can find the recipe below.