Recipe Steamed Mussels with Pesto Cream from the Flying Fish Cafe at Disney’s Boardwalk Resort

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    Steamed Mussels with Pesto Cream - Flying Fish Cafe - Boardwalk
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    Prep Time 10 minutes
    Cook Time 20 minutes
    Passive Time 5 minutes
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    Pesto:
    Mussels:
    Prep Time 10 minutes
    Cook Time 20 minutes
    Passive Time 5 minutes
    Servings
    Dinners
    Ingredients
    Pesto:
    Mussels:
    Votes: 1
    Rating: 4
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    Instructions
    1. Boil the heavy cream in a heavy saucepan over medium heat about 5 minutes or until reduced to 1/2 cup. Set aside.
    Pesto:
    1. In a food processor or blender, puree the garlic, salt, basil and pine nuts.
    2. With the motor running slowly add the oil, scraping down the sides as needed.
    3. If using a mortar and pestle pound the garlic, salt and pine nuts to a paste, then gradually pound in the basil leaves until pureed. Drizzle the oil into the puree, slowly mixing with the pestle. There should be about 1/4 cup pesto.
    -Mussels:
    1. In a large wide pot or a saute pan heat 1 tablespoon oil over medium low heat.
    2. Add the fennel, shallot, garlic and red pepper flakes and saute just until wilted, about 3 minutes.
    3. Add the wine and simmer over medium heat until reduced by half, about 5 minutes.
    4. Add the mussels and cook, covered, over medium high heat, until all the shells are opened, about 4 minutes.
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    1. With a slotted spoon transfer the mussels to a large shallow serving bowl.
    2. Add the reduced cream and 1/4 cup pesto to the mussel juices and cook, stirring, for 1 minute.
    3. Add salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste. Pour over the steamed mussels and serve at once.

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