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Linguine with Mussels

Calling all mussel lovers! We have the dish for you. This Linguine with Mussels recipe is the perfect balance of mussels and pasta, and will have you and your guest craving more! Cooked entirely in our signature enamel-on-steel Stockpot, this recipe features a sauce made of garlic, green olives and San Marzano tomatoes. The tomato mixture is left to simmer until the tomatoes are tender and juicy. The mussels are then cooked directly in the sauce, giving them a sweet, yet salty flavor. The linguine, coated perfectly with the sauce, is topped with basil and is ready to enjoy! Make sure to try this Linguine with Mussels recipe the next time you have guest over. The recipe makes about 6-8 servings, and takes less than an hour to make. For smaller gatherings or dinner for two, scale down the ingredients proportionally. Here are all the ingredients you need and steps to follow before tackling this recipe.

Linguine with Mussels

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Under 1 hour

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  • 2 packages linguine
  • 2 tbsp olive oil, divided
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 12 ounces large green olives, pitted
  • 3 cans crushed San Marzano tomatoes
  • 4 teaspoons sugar
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 pounds mussels, cleaned and bearded
  • Fresh basil for garnish

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Recipe Preparation

  1. In a large stockpot, cook linguine per package directions. Drain and set aside.
  2. In the same stockpot, heat one tablespoon olive oil over medium heat. Add garlic and cook 1 minute. Stir in olives, tomatoes, sugar and remaining olive oil. Reduce heat and simmer 20 minutes, stirring frequently. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
  3. Add mussels. Cook 5 minutes or until the mussels open. Stir in linguine and toss to coat. Garnish servings with torn basil.
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