SPANISH-STYLE MUSSELS WITH OLIVES

Ingredients Weight Measure
Olive oil 3-1/2 Tbsp.
Onions, chopped 5 cups
Garlic cloves, chopped 20 ea.
TABASCO® brand Original Red Sauce 5 Tbsp.
Mussels, scrubbed and debearded 15 lbs.
Sherry, dry or medium dry 1-1/4 cups
Tomatoes, diced 5 cups
Green olives, chopped 5-1/2 cups
Lemon juice, fresh 5 ea.
Parsley, chopped 10 Tbsp.
Salt and pepper to taste

Method

  1. Heat the oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat.
  2. Add the onions and garlic and cook until aromatic and slightly tender, stirring often, 2-3 minutes.
  3. Stir in the TABASCO® Sauce, and then add the mussels, stirring so they are evenly coated in the vegetable mixture.
  4. Add the sherry, cover the pan and steam until the mussels just begin to open, 4-5 minutes.
  5. Add the tomatoes, olives, lemon juice and parsley and gently stir just to mix.
  6. Taste liquid when done and add salt and pepper if needed.
  7. Spoon the mussels onto small individual plates, drizzle the cooking liquids over and serve.

Yield: 20 servings