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Whip up this flavorful mussel pasta with help from B. Matthew’s Eatery

Published: Mar. 26, 2021 at 1:03 PM EDT
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SAVANNAH, Ga. (WTOC) - Want to try something new for Friday night dinner? We’ve got you covered. The executive chef of B. Matthew’s Eatery in Savannah showed us how to make a fettucine with white wine, butter, garlic sauce and mussels. Although it’s packed with flavor, this dish can be thrown together quickly.

Ingredients

  • Pre-cooked fettuccine pasta (one box worth)
  • 3 cloves of garlic, roughly chopped
  • 2 shallots, roughly chopped
  • 5-6 heirloom tomatoes, cut in half
  • 1 lb. mussels, fresh or frozen
  • 2 tbs. butter, cut into cubes
  • Dry white wine to taste
  • 1 tbs. heavy cream
  • Parsley, roughly chopped for garnish
  • 2-3 lemons, cut in half
  • Course ground pepper to taste

Directions

  1. Turn stove to medium-high heat. Place butter in pan. Once melted, add shallots and garlic.
  2. Cook while stirring until fragrant, about 2-3 minutes. Do let the shallots or garlic brown.
  3. Add a generous splash of white wine to your pan. Add a generous splash of heavy cream to your pan. Cook white stirring on medium-high heat until slightly thickened.
  4. Add pre-cooked pasta and stir to coat. Cook while stirring for 2-3 minutes.
  5. Add tomatoes and mussels. Add a few generous squeezes of fresh lemon. Add pepper to taste. Turn down heat to medium and stir to mix ingredients together.
  6. Cover pan and let simmer for 4-5 minutes.
  7. Check to see if all mussels have opened.
  8. When all mussels have opened, plate your dish and garnish with parsley.
  9. Add a delicious bread and enjoy!

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