Pure New Zealand Greenshell™ Mussels with Rich Tomato Sauce

Ingredients

24 x Pure New Zealand Greenshell Mussels™

Rich Tomato Sauce – makes approx 600ml

40mls Olive oil
3 Garlic Cloves – finely chopped
1
Onion – finely chopped
2x400gm tin Roma tomato puree
6 Ripe Roma tomatoes - chopped
1 tablespoons 
Fresh basil – rough chopped (saving a small amount for garnish)
½  tablespoons Fresh Italian Parsley –  rough chopped
Flaky Sea Salt to taste
Fresh Cracked Black Pepper

 

Method

1. In a heavy based saucepan, sauté onions & garlic in the oil till soft & transparent. Add tomatoes & tomato puree, allowing sauce to come up to the boil, and then reduce heat to bring sauce to a simmer & allowing the sauce to reduce & become thick. To finish the sauce, season to taste & stir in the fresh herbs.

2. Warm the mussels in the sauce & serve in a suitable bowl or service dish.