Mussels and Saffron Pilaf

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READY IN: 40mins
Recipe by threeovens

Similar to Paella, but this is made with only mussels.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. In a large skillet, heat the oil, over medium heat; add onions and cook until softened, about 2 minutes.
  2. Stir in garlic and season with salt and pepper.
  3. Add orzo pasta, increase heat slightly, then brown pasta, about 3 to 5 minutes.
  4. Stir in rice, turmeric, and saffron.
  5. Add wine and chicken stock, cover skillet, bring to a boil, lower heat and simmer until rice is al dente, about 10 minutes.
  6. Stir in mussels, peas, and tomatoes; cover and cook until shells open, about 8 to 10 minutes (discard any shells that do not open).
  7. Serve in shallow bowls, garnished with fresh parsley.

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