Mussels with pineau des Charentes

    10 min

    Fresh mussels bought at the market in the morning and cooked for lunch, there is nothing better! I had a bit of pineau des Charentes aperitif (made with grape juice and eau de vie) and it was really delicious. Here's my recipe! Note: Pineau des Charentes aperitif is available online or through speciality shops.

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    Serves: 4 

    • 1kg mussels
    • 100ml pineau des Charentes aperitif
    • 1 shallot, minced
    • 1 bouquet garni

    Prep:5min  ›  Cook:5min  ›  Ready in:10min 

    1. Clean the mussels and place in a large saucepan over low heat with the pineau, shallot and bouquet garni.
    2. Simmer for about 5 minutes or until mussels have opened. Remove bouquet garni and serve with the cooking juices, with plenty of fresh bread for mopping up!

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