New Zealand Greenshell™ Mussels with Basil PistouNew Zealand Greenshell™ Mussels with Basil Pistou
New Zealand Greenshell™ Mussels with Basil Pistou
New Zealand Greenshell™ Mussels with Basil Pistou
Pistou is traditionally made by using a mortar and pestle to "pound" ingredients together. This recipe makes use of a blender to combine basil, garlic, parsley and lemon juice. The combination of mussels and tomatoes with the pistou makes a lovely light dinner.
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New Zealand Greenshell™ Mussels with Basil Pistou
Prep Time10 Minutes
Servings4
Cook Time15 Minutes
Ingredients
4 lb Dom Organics Greenshell Mussels
2 tbsp. Butter
1 tbsp. Shallots
1/2 cup Kim Crawford Sauvignon Blanc
1/2 cup Roma Tomatoes
1 clove Garlic
1 1/2 cup Fresh Basil
1/2 cup Fresh Italian Parsley
1 tbsp. Lemon Juice
1/4 cup Olive Oil
1/4 cup Canola Oil
Directions

To make the pistou:

– Combine the garlic, basil, parsley, olive oil and canola oil and place in a blender.

– Puree and add the lemon juice and sea salt to taste. Set aside.

 

To cook the Greenshell™ Mussels:

– Place a large saucepan over high heat and add the butter and shallots.

– Sauté very briefly and add the greenshell mussels and shake the pan.

– Add the Kim Crawford Sauvignon Blanc and 1/4 c of the pistou.

– Cover the saucepan and cook about 4 minutes or until the mussels have opened.

– Discard any unopened mussels.

 

To serve, divide the Greenshell™ Mussels into four bowls and add the broth. Drizzle with a little of the remaining pistou and garnish with the chopped tomatoes.

 

Serves 4

10 minutes
Prep Time
15 minutes
Cook Time
4
Servings

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Makes 4 servings
4 lb Dom Organics Greenshell Mussels
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2 tbsp. Butter
Fraser Valley - Creamery Salted Butter
Fraser Valley - Creamery Salted Butter, 250 Gram
$5.49$2.20/100g
1 tbsp. Shallots
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1/2 cup Kim Crawford Sauvignon Blanc
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1/2 cup Roma Tomatoes
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1 clove Garlic
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1 1/2 cup Fresh Basil
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1/2 cup Fresh Italian Parsley
Organic - Italian Parsley Bunched
Organic - Italian Parsley Bunched, 1 Each
$3.48
1 tbsp. Lemon Juice
Earth's Choice - Organic Lemon Juice
Earth's Choice - Organic Lemon Juice, 250 Millilitre
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1/4 cup Olive Oil
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1/4 cup Canola Oil
Maison Orphee - Canola Oil Unrefined
Maison Orphee - Canola Oil Unrefined, 750 Millilitre
$16.99$2.27/100ml

Directions

To make the pistou:

– Combine the garlic, basil, parsley, olive oil and canola oil and place in a blender.

– Puree and add the lemon juice and sea salt to taste. Set aside.

 

To cook the Greenshell™ Mussels:

– Place a large saucepan over high heat and add the butter and shallots.

– Sauté very briefly and add the greenshell mussels and shake the pan.

– Add the Kim Crawford Sauvignon Blanc and 1/4 c of the pistou.

– Cover the saucepan and cook about 4 minutes or until the mussels have opened.

– Discard any unopened mussels.

 

To serve, divide the Greenshell™ Mussels into four bowls and add the broth. Drizzle with a little of the remaining pistou and garnish with the chopped tomatoes.

 

Serves 4

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