Dad's Mussels

From: (Micaela Pantke)
Date: Tue, 7 Sep 93 11:44:29 +0200

2.5 kg   mussels
3-4      large onions, cut in rings
50 g     butter
1 pkg    mussel spice (ready-mix)
1 cup    water
2 cups   white wine
salt and pepper (to taste)
bunch of parsley
lemon slices

Water and clean mussels. Take them out of the water. 

Take a large pot (5 l or about 1 gallon) and melt 50 g butter. Add water,
wine, mussel spices, salt and pepper. Boil shortly and add the drained

Boil about 10-20 minutes. Shake the pot several times during the cooking
time. The mussels are ready when all of the mussels have opened. Add
parsley when the cooking is finished. 

Serve with slices of lemon and slices of toasted white bread. 


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