The popular and versatile shellfish – mussels – get smothered in a rich white wine-tomato sauce loaded with black olives for a lip-smacking dining experience. This recipe is so good, your diners will crave seconds.
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This mouth-watering pasta dish is surprisingly easy to make, thanks to Knorr Tomato Pronto. If you want to give your mussels extra oomph, watch the video below for a tip.
Tip video: Give your mussels a boost of flavours!
Chef’s tips & techniques
- Partially remove the mussel shells before serving for ease of eating.
- Make sure all elements are well mixed for maximum flavour.
- You can also use penne pasta and spaghetti if you can’t find mezzanelli.
- Nutritional tip: Did you know? Olives are a rich source of Vitamin E.
- Chef Mark’s top tip: “To avoid the garlic from burning, add it after the mussels.”
What other seafood/shellfish works well with the tomato sauce?
Use other shellfish such as vongole or regional molluscs.