“Impepata di cozze” or Black Peppered Mussels is a very Italian recipe, very easy to prepare and at the same time very tasty. It is a versatile dish  because it can be served as a starter or as a second course. To make this genuine dish you will need only black pepper, a clove of garlic and some chopped parsley. Can be served with some croutons of toasted bread or friselline.

Black Peppered Mussels

Ingredients

2 kg of Fresh Mussels

Extra Virgin Olive Oil

A clove of Garlic

Freshly grounded black pepper

A bunch of chopped Parsley

 

Preparation

First, clean the mussels and rinse them under fresh water.

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In a big pan, put the olive oil and the clove of garlic. Heat it up until the garlic turns golden.

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Now put all the mussels in the pan. Cover with a lid.

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Do not use a wooden spoon to mix the mussels. Just rotate the pan holding the lid on.

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When all the mussels are open, switch off the the cooker and add the parsley and plenty of black pepper.

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Serve immediately.

 

 

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