Savory Mussels

Savory Mussels


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About this recipe: A simple dish of mussels cooked just right in chicken broth. Serve it as a starter to a meal or as a meal in itself!

Emelita Rizal, Philippines

Serves: 4 

  • 1kg mussels
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 800ml (3 1/4 cups) chicken broth
  • 1 medium carrot, cut crosswise
  • 1 stalk celery, cut crosswise
  • 1 bunch spinach, cut in half

Prep:20min  ›  Cook:20min  ›  Ready in:40min 

  1. Clean and debeard the mussels and set aside.
  2. In a large pot, saute the onion and garlic in olive oil. Stir in the carrots and celery.
  3. Add the chicken broth and boil for 5 minutes. Add the mussels, cover and simmer just until the mussels open. Discard any that do not open.
  4. Just before serving, add the spinach. Serve hot with rice or french bread to dunk in the soup.

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