Spaghetti With White Wine and Mussel Sauce

Recipe by English_Rose
READY IN: 25mins




  • Cook the spaghetti according to packet instructions. Drain and set aside to keep warm.
  • Meanwhile, heat the butter in a saucepan and gently fry the onion until soft but not coloured. Add the garlic and cook for one minute.
  • Add the white wine, bring to the boil and simmer for a few minutes until reduced by half.
  • Discard any mussels with cracked shells or which do not close when tapped.
  • Add the mussels to the pan and cover with a lid.
  • Cook over a medium heat for 4-5 minutes, shaking the pot occasionally.
  • Discard any mussels that haven't opened.
  • Add the cream, lemon juice and cooked spaghetti to the pan. Season with salt and freshly ground black pepper and stir well to coat the pasta.
  • To serve, place the pasta into a serving bowl and sprinkle over the chives.