• Mussels & Clams with White Wine & Grilled Bread

August 09, 2016

This is a perfect way to Saturday. ‪#‎eatlocal‬ ‪#‎bceatlocal‬ ‪#‎drinklocal‬ ‪#‎shoplocal‬ 
Ingredients
  • 1 large shallot, finely chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, smashed
  • ½ of a medium white onion, finely chopped
  • ¼ cup of Kalala Organic Estate Winery Harmony white wine (or whatever you are drinking)
  • 3 ½ tablespoons unsalted butter, cut into cubes
  • 1 small lemon, cut in quarters
  • 4 ½ pounds fresh clams, scrubbed & cleaned
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • 3 tablespoons chopped flat-leaf parsley
  • 1 loaf of rustic bread, sliced thick - oiled & grilled
Instructions
  1. Place shallot, onion, garlic, wine & butter in a large heavy pot. Add mussels & clams, cover, and bring to a boil.
  2. Cook, gently shaking pot once or twice, until the shells open, 3-5 minutes (discard any shells that don't open).
  3. Transfer mussels & clams with the broth to a wide, shallow bowl. Squeeze the lemon over the mussels & clams and sprinkle with parsley. Serve immediately with giant chunks of grilled bread for dipping.



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