Mussels in Saffron-Garlic Broth - Instructions
Discard any mussels that do not close to the touch. In a mussel pot or large pot over medium to low
heat, heat the olive oil with the butter until hot but not smoking. Add the onion, garlic, saffron, and
cook until the onion is translucent, 3 to 5 minutes. Stir in the bay leaf, red pepper, and wine,
increase heat to medium-high and cook for about 2 minutes.
If using a regular pot, add the mussels. If using a mussel pot, place the wire grate in the pot and add
the mussels. Scatter the parsley over the mussels and season with salt and pepper. Cover and cook,
shaking the pot once or twice, until the mussels open, about 5 minutes. Discard any mussels that have
Serve the mussels directly from the pot at the table or spoon the mussels into four warmed bowls. Spoon
the broth over the mussels. Serve with www.CHEFScatalog.com/Recipe/recipe_detail.aspx?recipeid=31"
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