Tequila Mussels With Tomatoes & Jalapenos

Tequila Mussels With Tomatoes & Jalapenos

Dinner, American, Tequila
Cooks in    Serves 4
Ingredients
  • 1 1/4 lbs mussels, scrubbed & debearded (about 40)
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 5 garlic cloves, minced
  • 3/4 cup diced tomato
  • 1/2 cup green onion, sliced
  • 1/2 cup celery, thinly sliced
  • 2 -4 jalapenos or 2 -4 serrano peppers, sliced
  • 1/4 cup tequila
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
Directions
  • Melt butter in heavy large pot over medium-high heat. Add garlic; sauté until fragrant, about 1 minute. Mix in tomatoes, then next 5 ingredients. Add mussels. Cover and steam until mussels open, about 7 minutes (discard any mussels that do not open). Using slotted spoon, transfer mussels to large bowl. Simmer sauce uncovered until slightly reduced, about 3 minutes. Season with salt and pepper. Pour sauce over mussels and serve.
  • Note: I put my veggies in the food processor and chop them up to make quick work of this one!

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