Mussels Provencale

Recipe by CountryLady
READY IN: 1hr 15mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Wash mussels in several changes of cold water; using a sharp knife, remove beards.
  • Soak mussels for about 30 minutes in cold water containing a handful of salt& a handful of flour.
  • This will remove any sand inside the mussels.
  • In heavy saucepan, heat oil; saute garlic, onion& celery until soft but not brown.
  • Add tomatoes& simmer for about 10 minutes to evaporate the remaining liquid.
  • Add remaining ingredients (except mussels), cover& simmer for 30 minutes.
  • Just before serving, add mussels, cover& simmer for 3- 5 minutes to allow the mussels open.
  • Discard any that don't.
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