DIFFICULTY : MODERATE    TIME:  35 MINUTES   SERVES: 4            

Using our succulent Tomatoes on the Vine, this dish serves 4 as an appetizer or 2 as a main course. Clams can be substituted for mussels or a combination of both can be used for this recipe.

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  • Cooking Video : Windset Farms® Steamed Mussels with Tomatoes & Bacon
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    Chef Dana Reinhardt from Windset Farms® makes Steamed Mussels with Tomatoes & Bacon
    Chef Dana Reinhardt from Windset Farms® makes Steamed Mussels with Tomatoes & Bacon
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  • Windset Farms® Steamed Mussels with Tomatoes & Bacon

     

    Ingredients
    • 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
    • 1 tbsp butter
    • 2 fresh Merguez sausage*, sliced
    • 1 clove garlic, finely minced
    • ¼ cup dry white wine
    • ½ cup whipping cream
    • 3 lbs fresh mussels, scrubbed and debearded
    • 3 Tomatoes on the Vine coarsely chopped
    • 2 tbsp fresh Italian parsley, chopped
    • *Can substitute for preferred sausage


  • Instructions
    1. In a large saucepan, heat oil and butter over med/high heat. Add sausage and cook through, (about 2 minutes each side).
    2. Remove sausage from pan and add garlic. Sauté garlic for a minute and add white wine and whipping cream. Add Tomatoes on the Vine, mussels and cover. Cook mussels for 4 minutes or until they are fully opened. Discard any unopened mussels. Add cooked sausage, Italian parsley and stir.
    3. Serve in bowls with warm crusty bread.

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