Linguine With Mussels
Scrub the mussels well, rinsing several times under cold water.
Place them in a large pot with 1 cup hot water, cover the pot and steam until the mussels are opened.
Lift out mussels and set aside.
Strain their liquid into a bowl.
Saute garlic in oil until soft.
Add tomatoes, breaking them up with a wooden spoon as they cook.
Cook the pasta al dente, drain, and place in a warm bowl.
Pour half of the mussel sauce over the linguine and toss.