Macaroni with mussels




Main Dishes

Good For:

Lunch or Dinner


  • 500g macaroni
  • 500g canned shelled mussels
  • 4 cloves garlic finely chopped
  • 4 tbsp extra virgin olive oil Minerva
  • 1 tbsp red pepper flakes (sweet or spicy according to taste)
  • 1 cup dry white wine
  • 1 cup finely chopped parsley
  • 1/3 cup finely chopped dill
  • salt
  • pepper

Step by step directions

Step 1

Combine chopped herbs and set aside.

Step 2

Drain the mussels and remove the tough little hairs in the centre of each.

Step 3

Cook macaroni according to directions on the package.

Step 4

In the meantime, heat the olive oil and add the onion and red pepper flakes.

Step 5

Sauté for 2 minutes and add wine.

Step 6

Allow to simmer for 2 minutes.

Step 7

Add the herbs, salt and pepper and allow to simmer for about one minute.

Step 8

Add the mussels, simmer for 5 minutes and remove from heat.

Step 9

Drain macaroni and add the mussel sauce.

Step 10

Toss together and serve immediately.