How to Cook Mussels

A nice and easy cooking guide to great tasting mussels.

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How to Cook Mussels Recipe
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2 lbs of mussels

2 lbs of mussels

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Put into a colander

Put into a colander

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Wash mussels

Wash mussels

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Check them all, looking for cracked shells

Check them all, looking for cracked shells

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Like this one.

Like this one.

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Discard it

Discard it

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Ingredients are garlic, lime juice (or lemon) and white wine

Ingredients are garlic, lime juice (or lemon) and white wine

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Add mussels to pot, add wine. I used half a carton ... About 6 oz

Add mussels to pot, add wine. I used half a carton ... About 6 oz

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Add lime juice

Add lime juice

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Add a nice scoop of chopped garlic

Add a nice scoop of chopped garlic

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Be generous!

Be generous!

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Cover pot and let boil for about a minute.

Cover pot and let boil for about a minute.

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Check mussels. When the shells open, they are done!

Check mussels. When the shells open, they are done!

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Pair it with some crusty bread and something to drink!

Pair it with some crusty bread and something to drink!

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Voila!

Voila!

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If you come across shells that haven't opened, discard it.  Enjoy!

If you come across shells that haven't opened, discard it. Enjoy!

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