Mussels might seem fancy, but theyâ€™re really simple to make at home for a romantic night in. Serve with plenty of crusty bread for dipping into the delicious basil-butter sauce!
- Course: EntrÃ©e
- fresh chopped basil
- Salted butter
- zest from 1/2 of a lemon
- Set a skillet over medium heat. Add the water and heat until it begins to bubble. Reduce heat to medium-low.
- Using a silicone whisk, whisk in one piece of butter until completely melted. Repeat until all butter has been incorporated into a smooth sauce. Do not allow the sauce to boil.
- Add the mussels. Cover and cook 5-7 minutes, or until shells open.
- Stir in the basil and lemon zest. Remove from heat & serve.