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Mussels with garlic butter

Are you looking for some new super bowl recipes? This is one of our favorites. If you like seafood give this one a try.

3 pounds fresh mussels, scrubbed debearded

10 tablespoons (1 1/4 sticks) butter
6 large garlic cloves, minced

4 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
1 teaspoon grated lemon peel

Place mussels in pot, cover and cook over high heat until mussels open. Transfer mussels to bowl; discard any that do not open.
Melt butter in pan over medium-high heat. Add shallots and garlic and sauté until tender, about 3 minutes. Add 3 tablespoons parsley, lemon juice, lemon peel and reserved liquid from mussels and bring to boil. Season to taste with pepper. Drizzle garlic butter over mussels. Sprinkle with 1 tablespoon parsley.

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