Pasta with Pesto & Mussels

Pasta with Pesto & Mussels

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Pasta with Pesto & Mussels

Really more than a set of techniques then a recipe, this dish is simple to make, yet very satisfying. It a great way to make use of leftover mussels and/or pesto sauce too.

Pasta with Pesto & Mussels
INGREDIENTS

DIRECTIONS

1

1. Sweat finely sliced shallots in olive oil until softened & translucent.
2

Deglaze with a quarter cup of white wine.
3

Add your mussels, cover the pot, and cook until they open.

4

Cook your pasta.
5

In a separate pan toss the freshly cooked & drained pasta with some of the broth from the mussel pot. Add the pesto & toss to combine, then add the mussels, either tossed with the pasta or on top.
6

Serve.

Variation:
Marinara sauce could be substituted for the pesto. Check out our basic tomato sauce recipe for an example.

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