Recipe courtesy of Emeril Lagasse
Total:
30 min
Prep:
15 min
Cook:
15 min
Yield:
4 appetizer servings

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1 cup julienne yellow onions
  • Salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 cup julienne carrots
  • 1 cup julienne red bell pepper
  • 1 cup julienne fennel, (bulb part only)
  • 2 tablespoons chopped garlic
  • 1 cup fresh tomatoes, peeled, seeded and chopped
  • 4 cups white wine
  • Splash of Pernod
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped parsley leaves
  • 2 dozen fresh mussels, scrubbed and debearded
  • Loaf of crusty French Bread

Directions

In a large saute pan, over medium heat, melt the butter. Add the onions. Season with salt and pepper. Saute for 2 minutes. Add the carrots, peppers, and fennel. Season with salt and pepper. Saute for 2 minutes. Add the garlic and tomatoes, continue to saute for 1 minute. Add the wine and bring the liquid to a simmer. Cook for 2 minutes. Add the Pernod and cream and bring the liquid to a boil. Add the mussels. Season with salt and pepper. Cover with a lid. Cook for about 4 to 5 minutes or until all of the shells have opened. Remove from the heat and discard any shells that do not open. Serve the mussels and liquid in a deep bowl. Serve with crusty bread.

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