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Majorca Mussels

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1 kg fresh mussels, cleaned

2 rashers bacon, roughly chopped

400 g tinned diced tomatoes

1 red onion, finely chopped

2 cloves garlic, roughly chopped

3 sprigs fresh thyme

1 tbsp. smoked paprika

350 ml red wine

Extra virgin olive oil


In a deep pan with a good splash of oil, fry off the bacon, onion and garlic. Add the thyme, paprika and stir to combine. Once the onion has softened, tumble in the mussels, pour in the wine and tomatoes. Cover and cook for 10 mins.

Serves 3 - 4

Majorca Mussels