Pasta with Mussels & Saffron

Ingredients: mussels recipe

  • 1 package Al Dente Land and Sea Pasta
  • 2 cloves Garlic, coarsely chopped
  • 3/4 cup Dry White Wine
  • 3-4 threads Spanish Saffron
  • 2 large Ripe Tomatoes, seeded and diced
  • ¼ cup Flat Leaf Parsley, chopped
  • 1 Lemon, sliced
  • 8 to 10 Large Mussels or Clams, cleaned & de-bearded
  • 6 tbsp Extra Virgin Olive Oil

  • Heat garlic in a large saute pan with olive oil gently for 1 minute.
  • Add white wine and saffron simmering for 5-6 minutes.
  • Then, add mussels or clams and diced tomato.
  • Cover pan and cook over medium heat for 6-8 minutes, enough time for the mussels to open and cook through.
  • In the meantime, add pasta to a large pot of boiling, salted water. Test after 3 minutes. Drain.
  • Toss pasta to sauce. Season with salt and pepper. Garnish with chopped parsley and lemon. Enjoy!