Frutti di Mare (Mussel Version)

If you love mussels and consider yourself to be human, you will love this recipe. On to the show.


  • between 1 and 2 pounds of mussels
  • white wine
  • 8 cloves fresh garlic
  • cilantro if you have it
  • butter
  • olive oil
  • oregano
  • basil
  • pepper
  • nice italian rolls
  • (diced bell peppers optional for color and flavor)


  1. coat bottom of steel stock pot with oil, minced garlic, wine, butter and seasonings to taste
  2. bring to a simmer
    • while sauce is heating clean mussels with cool water
  3. add mussels
  4. cook covered until mussels are open and tender (4-5 minutes to be safe yet tender)

note:make sure that you have enough juice to prevent the pot from running dry and burning and to have sauce to dip your rolls in as you eat.


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