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Mussels with Cheddar & Ale

Dairy Farmers of Canada
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1 tbsp (15 mL) butter
2 French shallots, chopped
1 bottle (341 mL) amber ale
2 1/4 lbs (1 Kg) mussels, scrubbed clean
1 1/4 cups (310 mL) Canadian Sharp Cheddar, shredded
1 tbsp (15 mL) cornstarch
3 tbsp (45 mL) fresh parsley, chopped
Freshly ground pepper, to taste

Yields: 4 servings

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  • Course Main Dishes
  • Prep. Time 15 mins
  • Cooking Time 5 - 10 mins
  • Yields 4 servings

These are hearty, comforting flavours that meld into a sauce with pleasantly surprising complexity, given its few ingredients. Serve with the same beer you use in the recipe for a perfect pairing experience.

  • Course Main Dishes
  • Prep. Time 15 mins
  • Cooking Time 5 - 10 mins
  • Yields 4 servings

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Ingredients

1 tbsp (15 mL) butter
2 French shallots, chopped
1 bottle (341 mL) amber ale
2 1/4 lbs (1 Kg) mussels, scrubbed clean
1 1/4 cups (310 mL) Canadian Sharp Cheddar, shredded
1 tbsp (15 mL) cornstarch
3 tbsp (45 mL) fresh parsley, chopped
Freshly ground pepper, to taste

Preparation

In a large saucepan, melt butter at medium-high heat and sauté shallots. Deglaze with beer and reduce by half.

Add mussels, cover and let cook about 5 min, until mussels are all open (discard any that don’t open). Remove mussels from saucepan and reserve in a serving dish.

Add shredded Cheddar and cornstarch to saucepan while stirring. When thickened, add fresh parsley and pepper. Pour sauce over mussels and serve immediately.

Tips

Canadian Cheese alternatives: Swiss cheese, Provolone, Gouda.

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Did you know?

When you buy Canadian cheese you’re supporting dairy farmers, cheesemakers and the local economy.

Explore the world of Canadian cheese in our Canadian Cheese Repertoire

Did you know?

When you buy Canadian cheese you’re supporting dairy farmers, cheesemakers and the local economy.

Explore the world of Canadian cheese in our Canadian Cheese Repertoire

Nutritional Info

Per serving
Energy: 359 Calories
Protein: 29 g
Carbohydrate: 12 g
Fat: 18 g
Fibre: 0.3 g
Sodium: 698 mg

Top 5 Nutrients

Nutrient % DV*
Calcium: 28 % / 308 mg
Vitamin B12: 1006 %
Selenium: 159 %
Iron: 51 %
Phosphorus: 48 %

*percentage of daily value

*Note: The daily value (DV) is established by Health Canada and corresponds to the daily quantity recommended for each nutrient. The percentage of the daily value (% DV) indicates the proportion of the nutrient provided by a serving of the recipe, in comparison with the quantity recommended.

This recipe contains 2/3 milk product serving(s) per person.

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