Something great about chilli red sauce and mussels with fresh basil and some das…
Something great about chilli red sauce and mussels with fresh basil and some dash of white wine with a sider of homemade garlic bread (sour dough).
And all the aroma that draws you ready to eat, is just devine love good chilli mussels plus good sauce that you can soaks the garlic bread into the beatuiful homemade sauce is just the best. This recipe is from my partner Giuseppe, who makes this dish of chilli mussels on special accusation.
When fresh Blue Mussel are available or can be sourced, we always look forward to cook this delicious meal.
Can you relate with food that just gets you extra excited that you just want to dive in! Enjoy Lisa ????????
2 kgs of fresh blue mussels
2 tablespoons of Olive oil
1 tablespoon of butter
1 white onion
3 cloves garlic minced
1 big red chilli
Hand full of fresh basil
1/4 cup of white wine
1 bottle of tomato puree
2 cups of fresh diced tomatoes
1 teaspoon spoon of sugar
Pre-heat big sauce pan, with olive oil. Medium heat
Place diced onion, garlic, chilli, basil and white wine until soften.
Pore tomato puree and diced tomatoes with a tea spoon of sugar and fold together.
Bring up to a simmer and mix Blue Mussel together.
Place lid on sauce pan till Blue Mussels open.
Note: cooking sauce is the key, so once you bring up to simmer.
Turning heat to low and cooking for a long amount of time will create better flavours.
We couldn’t wait and place Blue Mussels straight after sauce was on simmer. Just as good.