Dutch Mussels
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Serves: 2
 
Lovely flavourful mussels cooked in aromatic vegetables, herbs, bacon and white wine, finished with cream.
Ingredients
  • 2 kilo mussels
  • 1 carrot, diced
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 1 celery stick with leaves, diced/chopped
  • 100 gram bacon, diced
  • few sprigs of parsley, chopped
  • few sprigs of thyme
  • 1 glass of white wine
  • 125 ml cream
Accompaniments
  • Bread
  • Butter
  • French fries
  • Sauces
  • White wine (or beer)
Instructions
  1. Clean the mussels.
  2. Dice the vegetables and bacon.
  3. Fry the bacon in a large pan (the mussels will need to fit in) until nice and crisp, set aside.
  4. Use the bacon fat to fry the vegetables in.
  5. Add the bacon back into the pot, together with the herbs.
  6. Add in the mussels and wine, stir around, place the lid on the pan.
  7. Cook the mussels for about 5 minutes, or until most are completely open. Stir once halfway through the cooking time.
  8. Pour in the cream, heat for 30 seconds, stir and serve immediately.
Recipe by Honest Cooking at https://honestcooking.com/dutch-mussels-with-vegetables-herbs-and-bacon/