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Steamed Mussels In Wine Sauce

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The steamed mussels in wine sauce is an elegant dish that can be prepared for parties. If you are apprehensive about cooking mussels, try this recipe and you will not be dissapointed. Flavored with peppercorns, parsley, garlic and cooked along with celery and onions, I often prepare these steamed mussels in white wine sauce as a party dish.
Ingredients
  Mussels 2 Pound
  Onion 1 Large, minced
  Celery stalks 1 Large, minced
  Peppercorns 4
  Dry white wine 3 Cup (48 tbs)
  Butter 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (At Room Temperature)
  Flour 1 Tablespoon
  Vinegar 1 Teaspoon
  Chopped parsley 1 Tablespoon
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm)
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste
Directions

Scrub mussels well with a vegetable brush and rinse.
Put into a kettle with onion, celery, peppercorns, and white wine.
Cover and steam until they open, discarding any that are unopened.
Put mussels onto a deep platter.
Cover and keep warm.
Strain liquid and simmer.
Mix butter and flour together in a small bowl; stir into hot liquid.
Add vinegar, parsley, garlic, salt, and pepper; continue to simmer until liquid is reduced by half.
To serve, pour sauce over mussels

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Steamed
Ingredient: 
Seafood
Interest: 
Party

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