Recipe courtesy of Mario Batali
Show: Molto Mario
Total:
40 min
Active:
30 min
Level:
None

Ingredients

  • 1 recipe black pasta, rolled out to thinnest setting
  • 4 tablespoons virgin olive oil
  • 1 medium red onion, cut into 1/8th-inch julienne
  • 2 pounds fresh Prince Edward Island mussels, scrubbed and debearded
  • 1 tablespoon crushed red pepper
  • 1/4 cup dry white wine
  • 1 cup basic tomato sauce
  • 1 bunch mint leaves, approximately 1/2 cup packed

Directions

Press sheets of black pasta through the chitarra and set aside. Bring 6 quarts water to boil and add 2 tablespoons salt. In a 12- to 14-inch saute pan, heat olive oil until smoking. Add onion and cook until softened, about 3 minutes. Add mussels, pepper and white wine. Cover and cook until mussels have just opened, about 2 minutes. Add tomato sauce and bring to boil. Meanwhile, drop pasta in boiling water and cook until tender, about 1 minute. Drain well and toss into pan with mussel mixture. Add mint leaves, toss pasta to coat and serve.

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