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Steamed Mussels in Tomato, Ouzo, Kalamatta Olives

Do you just love steamed Mussels? Well then you will love this dish. Adam Swanson's spicy tomato based steamed Mussels recipe is truly delicious. Give it a whirl.


  • 1pkt San Remo Risoni pasta

  • ¼ cup extra virgin olive oil

  • 2kg Black mussels, de bearded

  • 3tbspn garlic, crushed

  • 1tbspn fresh red chilli, finely chopped

  • 2 cups roma tomatoes, chopped

  • ½ cup ouzo

  • ¼ cup kalamatta olives, pitted

  • 2 cups fish stock

  • Salt & pepper

  • 200g Danish fetta

  • ½ cup flat leaf parsley, chopped

  • 1 loaf of crusty bread


  • 1.

    Cook pasta as per packet directions.

  • 2.

    In a large pot, heat olive oil on a medium to high heat.

  • 3.

    Add mussels and tomatoes. Stir mussels, so that they are coated by the oil, garlic, chilli and tomato. Cook for 2 to 3mins and deglaze with the ouzo.

  • 4.

    Place a lid on the pot and allow the mussels to steam for 4 to 5 minutes or until mussels have opened.

  • 5.

    Once opened, add fish stock, garlic, chilli, olives and season to taste. Simmer for 3 mins.

  • 6.

    Strain pasta and add to pot, with a large spoon, stir pasta through mussels and sauce.

  • 7.

    To finish, crumble fetta into pot and add parsley.

  • 8.

    Serve immediately, with crusty bread on the side.


Serves: 6
Time: 20 mins

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