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francescool

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Mussels are one of the those dishes that should stay pretty simple in my opinion. Their flavor is so strong that I don't want to mess it up. I add olive oil to a large pan and put the stove on medium heat. I add one yellow onion, red bell pepper, and garlic. I cook this down for 5 minutes and then add the washed mussels. I pour some cheap but tasty Greek white wine over the mussels, add cherry tomatoes and cover. I cook everything for 5 minutes only, overcooking will make the mussels rubbery. If some mussels don't open, throw them away, it means they aren't good. Add to a bowl and toss with parsley and feta cheese. Enjoy!

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k_tsoukalas

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This looks delicious! I used to overcook my mussels and they were gross that way. I feared that 5 minutes wasn't enough, but as it turns out, mussels don't take long to cook and they taste better this way.
 

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