Linguine With Mussels

Ingredients

Preparation

1
Scrub the mussels well, rinsing several times under cold water.
2
Place them in a large pot with 1 cup hot water, cover the pot and steam until the mussels are opened.
3
Lift out mussels and set aside.
4
Strain their liquid into a bowl.
5
Reserve 12 mussels in their shells. Remove the rest from the shells and add them to the strained liquid.
6
Saute garlic in oil until soft.
7
Add tomatoes, breaking them up with a wooden spoon as they cook.
8
Add marjoram, salt and pepper, and simmer, covered, for 20 minutes.
9
Add the shelled mussels and the strained liquid and simmer for another 10 minutes, stirring often until the sauce thickens.
10
Cook the pasta al dente, drain, and place in a warm bowl.
11
Pour half of the mussel sauce over the linguine and toss.
12
Serve in hot rimmed soup bowls with another spoonful of sauce over each serving and 2 open mussels in their shells atop.

 



Yield:

4 servings.

Added:

Tuesday, May 31, 2011 - 9:27pm

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