Mussels with tomato sauce Recipe

1. Brief description

The French Normandy style mussels in tomato sauce go well with an appetizer or a side dish with white wine.

2. Cooking ingredients(2 servings)

600g mussels, 1/2 onion, 3 garlic cloves, 10cm celery, 50g arugula, appropriate amount of olive oil, 60g (4T) white wine, 300g (1 and 1/2 cups) tomato sauce, a little bit of salt, a little bit of pepper

3. How to cook

Step 1. Wash the mussels thoroughly by rubbing them under running water, and then soak them in cold water to remove the salt.

Step 2. Wash and chop the onion and garlic, and finely chop the celery.

Step 3. Heat olive oil in a frying pan, add chopped onion, garlic and celery and fry well.

Step 4. Stir-fry vegetables, add mussels, pour in white wine, and cover with a lid to cook.

Step 5. Heat a little olive oil in a saucepan, add minced garlic and stir-fry over low heat. Pour 1 cup of tomato paste and water into it, and season with salt and pepper powder. Boil for about 30 minutes on a low heat to make tomato sauce.

Step 6. When the mussels are well cooked, season with tomato sauce, salt and pepper powder. At this time, add arugula and boil a little more.

4. cooking tips

If you don’t have tomato paste, you can use tomato ketchup. If you like spicy, you can add pepper or chilli. You can also enjoy a soupy style by adding more water, white wine, tomato sauce, salt, pepper and garlic.