Steamed Clams or Mussels

READY IN: 23mins
Recipe by love4culinary

Easy and Delicious.

Top Review by Tamingtheshrew

The guy I am dating is a seafood junkie. When we go out to dinner, we always order the mussle appitizer and share it. So the other night I made this for dinner as our appitizer. Was he impressed! This was even better than our usual. I took one reviewers suggestion and did use clam stock instead of veggie broth. I've tried a few others test but this will be our keeper. thx so much for sharing!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a large stockpot, heat your oil very hot.
  2. Add the garlic and saute quickly for 1 minute.
  3. Add chopped basil, wine, broth, butter and bring to a boil.
  4. Then add clams or mussels, cover with a lid, and cook for 4 to 5 minutes.
  5. Remove lid, and stir well.
  6. Replace lid and continue cooking til open.
  7. With slotted spoon, remove clams/mussels and distribute them into 4 pasta bowls.
  8. Season broth with salt and pepper, and pour hot broth over clams/mussels.
  9. Garnish with fresh basil and serve warm.

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