Fresh Mussels Steamed in White Wine
1lb fresh mussels
1 sliced leek
2-3 finely chopped scallions
2 cloves minced garlic
dash tabasco sauce
100g sliced mushrooms
1 tomato seeded and finely chopped
2 large glasses of wine (try not to drink any)
1. In a frying pan, gently sauté the leek, garlic and mushrooms once the vegetables have softened add the scallions and tomato, mix well.
2. Transfer the vegetable mix to a large pot, add the tobasco sauce and two glasses of wine.
3. Add the mussels, cover and simmer until the wine is reduced by half and the shells havee opened.
I served this with crusty bread.