Mussels Marinara

Mussels Marinara

24 mussels

1 tablespoon olive oil

2 white onion, diced

1 tablespoon garlic, minced

1 tablespoon tomato paste

2 tablespoons red wine

1 3/4 cup tomatoes, crushed

1 teaspoon fresh basil, chopped

1 teaspoon fresh oregano, chopped

1 small bay leaf

salt and pepper (to taste)

Sauté onions and garlic in oil until onions are transparent.

Add tomato paste and cook 1 minute. Add half the wine, reduce, then add remaining wine, tomato, herbs and seasoning. Simmer 15 to 20 minutes. Remove bay leaf.

Cover and steam mussels in a small amount of water over high heat until open (5 to 8 minutes).

Pour sauce over mussels

Serves 2

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