Brian’s Mussels and Linguine

Serves 4 to 6S n p logo
Prep time: 10-to-15 minutes; cooking time: 10-to-15 minutes

Ingredients

  • 15-to-20 mussels
  • 1 pkg. (12 to 16 ounces) linguine
  • 4 Tbsps. butter
  • ½ medium onion, diced
  • 2 medium shallots, chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 2 cups white wine
  • 1 cup tomatoes, chopped
  • Salt & Pepper
  • 2 Tbsps. basil, chopped
  • 2 Tbsps. parsley, chopped
  • Garnishes — chopped parsley, basil, shredded Robusto cheese (can substitute Parmesan)

Directions

    1. Rinse and debeard mussels; set aside.
    2. Cook linguine al dente according to package directions; set aside.
    3. In large skillet, melt butter over medium-high heat.
    4. Add onions, shallots, garlic.
    5. Salt & Pepper to taste; cook until onions are soft, translucent.
    6. Add basil, parsley, wine; bring to boil.
    7. Add mussels; cover; cook 5-to-10 minutes or until shells open (discard mussels that don’t open.)
    8. Add linguine to skillet; carefully toss ingredients together.
    9. Serve in large bowl; garnish with chopped basil and parsley.

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