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So Tasty Mussels Marinara Nigerian Cuisine

Delicious Food Mussels Marinara certainly is one of my favorite nigerian dish. This is my secret recipe to make Mussels Marinara.

Mussels Marinara

Delicious Food Mussels Marinara Nigerian Cuisine

You can have Mussels Marinara by following 18 ingredients and just 7 steps. Here is cooking guidance how you can easily make that.


1 Take 1/2 tablespoon of salt and water to cook the pasta.
2 Prepare 8 ounces of linguine- cook by the package directions.
3 Prepare 1/2 of of an onion — finely diced.
4 You need 1/2 of each jalapeno — finely diced (with seeds makes spicier -Your choice:).
5 About 3-4 cloves of garlic — finely chopped.
6 It’s 4 of each mushrooms sliced.
7 About 1/2 pint of grape tomatoes- quartered- or a cup of diced tomatoes.
8 Approximately 1 ounce of olive oil.
9 Take 1/4 teaspoon of dry,thyme.
10 It’s 1/4 teaspoon of dry,oregano.
11 Take 1/4 teaspoon of pepper.
12 It’s 1 teaspoon of salt.
13 It’s 1 1/2 teaspoon of sugar (If you like a slightly sweeter sauce adjust at the end:).
14 About 1 cup of clam juice.
15 Approximately 1-1 1/2 pounds of mussels cleaned – no dead ones.
16 Approximately 2 cups of tomato sauce.
17 It’s 1 ounce of basil – fine chiffonade/ribbon cut.
18 Take as needed of Parmesan.
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Cooking Instructions

Step 1 Clean mussels- they should be closed, and if anything is hanging off pull and cut seaweed or beard. If open t
ap on counter three or four times to see if it closes. If it stays open throw it away. Dead shellfish will make you very sick..
Step 2 Place a 4 quart pot on and fill with 2 quarts of water and bring to a boil add a 1/2 tablespoon of salt.
Step 3 In a 4 quart pot, cook off pasta and set aside.
Step 4 Add the thyme,oregano, pepper, salt, sugar and clam juice and simmer for 5 minutes..
Step 5 Add mussels and tomato sauce Cover and cook until mussels have opened about 10 minutes. Discard any mussels that have not opened after that. Toss in basil and adjust seasonings if needed..
Step 6 Mix the mussels and sauce with pasta and serve Parmesan on top as you like..
Step 7 Note -I like adding peeled shrimp and scallops to make a Seafood Marinara I add them at the same time as I add the mussels. The scallops should be firm and the shrimp pink..