Mussels with Tomatoes and Garlic

Mussels with Tomatoes and Garlic

Take a trip to the Mediterranean seaside with this mussel’s dish.


2 tbsp. butter

1 onion, chopped

3 cloves garlic, minced

1 15-oz. (35grams) can diced tomatoes

1/2 c. dry white wine

2 tbsp. freshly chopped parsley, plus more for garnish

kosher salt

Freshly ground black pepper

2 lb. (900 grams)  mussels, scrubbed and debearded (900 grams)

Grilled bread, for serving


  1. In a pot over medium-low heat, melt butter. Add onion and cook until fragrant and soft, 5 minutes, then add garlic and cook until fragrant, 1 minute more.
  2. Add diced tomatoes, wine, and parsley and stir until combined. Season with salt and pepper.
  3. Add mussels and simmer until all shells are open. (Discard any shells that aren’t open.)
  4. Garnish with more parsley and serve with grilled bread.

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