Mussels in White Wine

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  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • ½ cup white wine
  • juice ½ lemon
  • 300ml carton thickened cream
  • 500g mussels, scrubbed and debearded
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped parsley
  • crusty bread, to serve

Preparation method

    1. Heat oil in a large frying pan on medium. Sauté onion and garlic for 2-3 minutes, until onion is tender.
    2. Stir in wine and juice. Bring to the boil. Reduce heat. Simmer for 2-3 minutes until liquid has reduced by half.
    3. Blend in cream and season to taste. Bring to boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 3-5 minutes until sauce thickens slightly.
    4. Add prepared mussels, stirring to coat with sauce. Simmer, covered, for 3-5 minutes, until mussels open (discard any unopened ones). Stir through parsley.
    5. Serve mussels immediately with bread for dipping, if desired.