Mussels With Wine, Tomatoes & Herbs

pasta with mussels, artichokes and cherry tomatoes


Prep Time:  minutes
Cook Time:  minutes
Ready In:  minutes


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[Total: 2   Average: 5/5]

pasta with mussels, artichokes and cherry tomatoes

Mussels With Wine, Tomatoes & Herbs

Experts fear that marine mercury levels could double by the middle of this century. Since consuming large amounts of mercury can be unhealthy for us, we should avoid eating a lot of the large predatory swimmers that tend to be the highest in mercury, such as swordfish, tuna, king mackerel, and shark. 


1/2 Teaspoon Olive Oil

4 Tablespoons Minced Shallots

3 Teaspoons Minced Garlic

1 Chopped Portobello Mushroom

2 Cups Halved Cherry Tomatoes

12 Black Mussels (Scrubbed & Debearded)

1 Teaspoon Minced Fresh Oregano

1 Teaspoon Minced Fresh Parsley

1 Teaspoon Minced Fresh Thyme

2 Cups Dry White Wine

1/2 Teaspoon Kosher Salt

1/2 Teaspoon Freshly Ground Pepper

2 Teaspoons Unsalted Butter

In a large-size sauté pan heat olive oil over a high heat.  Add shallots and garlic and cook for 2 minutes. Stir frequently. Add mushrooms and cook for 2 more minutes. Add tomatoes and cook for 15 seconds. Add mussels and shake pan well.  Cook for 30 seconds to 1 minute until mussels start to open up. Stir in oregano, parsley, and thyme. Pour in the wine and bring to a boil. Add butter, stir to incorporate. Reduce heat to medium and cook, uncovered, for 3 to 4 minutes until mussels completely open and liquid is reduced. Remove pan from heat. Season with kosher salt and pepper. Stir well. Transfer to serving bowls or over cooked pasta.  Serves 2 to 4



    Victoria has been cooking and writing recipes since she was a a young girl. Originally from Nebraska, her appreciation for culinary technique took off when she moved to Lyon, France. Victoria is published in Hearst Newspapers, Greenwich Free Press, New Canaanite, and more.

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