Saturday, March 6, 2010

Mussel Pasta


Ingredients
Pasta - 250gm
Fresh mussels - 1 kilo
Onions -1
Garlic clove -1
Tomato -1
Chedddar cheese 1/4 cup or more
Fresh Parsley leaves
Olive oil
Salt
Pepper

Preparation
Cook the pasta in boling salt water for 5-10 minutes until soft. Drain the water.

Place the mussels in a big saucepan with little water and heat for few minutes until their shells open.Strain their cooking liquid and keep it aside. Allow the mussels to cool down and take the mussels from their shells.
In a saucepan saute onions until soft and transulent, add garlic and stir for few minutes . Add skinned tomatoes and cook well. Add the cooking liquid and cook for few minutes.Finally add mussels,cheese and parsley leaves and cook for 2-3 minutes. Season with salt and pepper.Add the cooked pasta to the sauce and mix well. Garnish with mussel shells.

14 comments:

Ushnish Ghosh said...

Dear Vineetha
How are you?
What a concidence, today I had pasta with Mussels. But it was quite expensive with thick white cheese sauce and lot of Parmesan sprinkled
This recipe is very nice will try as soon as I am back. I dont know if Mussel is available in delhi or not/
Have anice sunday

Sushma Mallya said...

Nice way of presenting pasta,looks def delicious vineetha...&happy woman's day...

Hamaree Rasoi said...

Nice way to serve pasta along with Mussels. However I am afraid Mussels are not available in all the supermarkets I visited in Bangalore.
Can I substitute it with any other sea food?

Deepa

TREAT AND TRICK said...

The way you presented this pasta is great, looks yummy....

jayarajmurukkumpuzha said...

hai ruchi..... mussal pasta nannaayittundu........ abhinandhanangal......

BeenaShylesh said...

wow kalummakayi is my favt.....nice presentation..

AshKuku said...

Hey... I simply love, enjoy & relish mussels.... That looks so deliciously yummy!!!!

Ash....
(http://asha-oceanichope.blogspot.com/)

Nostalgia said...

Good one.. the shells looks so pretty. The dish must be equally great.. thanks for sharing

sangi said...

wow!beautiful presentation&tempting combo!!!!really makes me hungry...

Tina said...

Nice click...Pasta looks yummy...

Akal's Saappadu said...

Mussel pasta looks simple, quick and delectable, too good!!!

Aparna said...

wow u make with mussels..gud 1 dear

Sarah Naveen said...

Wow!! thats a yummy yumm pasta..

Siddhi S said...

wow vineeta super yummy pasta, loved ur combo with mussels, it vl taste yumm...vl try it soon

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