Beer-Steamed PEI Mussels
Number of Servings: 2-4
Source: adapted from www.canadianliving.com
2 lb (1 kg) fresh PEI Mussels
1 Tbsp (15 mL) butter
1 onion, chopped
1 tomato, large, roughly chopped
1⁄4 tsp (1.2 mL) salt
1⁄4 tsp (1.2 mL) pepper
1 bottle, light beer
2 green onions, sliced
- Rinse fresh PEI Mussels under tap water. Tap any mussels that are still open and discard any that do not close after being tapped and rinsed. Set aside.
- In large shallow pan, melt butter over medium heat; cook chopped onion, tomato, salt and pepper, stirring occasionally, until softened, about 5 minutes.
- Squeeze juice from lemon into pan; add remaining lemon. Add beer; bring to boil.
- Add mussels, cover and simmer until mussels open, about 10 minutes. Discard any that do not open. Discard lemon; sprinkle with green onion