Mussels and clams are a superfood to us. They are a lean protein with lots of heart-healthy omega-3 fatty acids. They are nutrient-rich, mussels especially with B-vitamins and clams with iron. They are full of flavor and cook quickly. Whether you’re a shellfish aficionado or meek about mollusks, our foolproof formula for cooking them yields perfect results in no time, every time.
For 1 serving, you’ll need:
2 lb clams or mussels
2 tablespoon olive oil
½ cup finely chopped onion or shallot
1 clove garlic, minced
1 cup beer or wine (or other flavorful liquid)
Fresh herbs, citrus or other flavors or seasonings