Mussels With Rice

August  4, 2017
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Photo by na2na3
  • Serves 6
Author Notes

A tasty dish of mussels and rice, prepared with carrots, tomatoes and parsley. —na2na3

What You'll Need
  • 500 grams mussels, scrubbed clean
  • 250 grams white rice
  • 1/2 onion, chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, sliced
  • 1 carrot, chopped
  • 1 tomato, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon parsley stems, chopped
  • 1 cup parsley leaves, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons cooking oil
  • black pepper
  • salt
  1. Heat cooking oil in a large pot over medium heat. Add onions and garlic and cook until they start to soften.
  2. Add chopped carrot and parsley stems. Add black pepper to taste and stir well. Cook until tender.
  3. Add the rice. Cook, stirring often, until rice is translucent.
  4. Place mussels on top. Add 500 ml water and stir gently. Cover and cook until nearly all the liquid has been absorbed by the rice.
  5. Add chopped tomato and parsley leaves. Stir gently. Cook for 5 to 7 more minutes.
  6. Season with salt to taste. Ladle into bowls and serve.

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