Mussels in Lemon Cream
- 2 tblsp softened butter
- 3 tblsp minced garlic
- 1 tblsp shallots, chopped
- 2.5 tblsp chopped fresh parsley
- 2 tsp lemon juice
- 2 medium fresh tomatoes
- 1/2 lemon
- 1.5 lbs fresh Restaurant Ready Whitewater Mussels
- 1/2 cup white wine
- 3/4 cup heavy cream
In a large bowl, stir together the butter, 1 tblsp of
garlic, shallots. 1/2 tbsp parsley, lemon juice, plus salt and pepper
to taste. Cut the lemon into 4 wedges. In 4 quart pot, melt the herb
butter over moderate heat. Stir in lemon wedges with the remaining
garlic and cook for 1 minute. Add mussels and cook for 1 minute. Add
white wine, cream and simmer covered until mussels open. (about 5
minutes) Discard any unopened mussels. Stir in tomatoes and parsley.
Divide between 2 warm soup bowls and garnish with tomato and parsley.
Serve at once with warm, crusty bread!