Moroccan Harissa Mussels
2 lbs mussels
1 cup chopped onions
3/4 cup chopped green bell pepper
2 garlic cloves, minced
1/2 cup white wine
2 chopped tomatoes
1 tbsp. tomato paste
1 can tomato sauce (15 oz.)
2 tbsp. Zah'r Spices Harissa
1 preserved lemon, chopped
1/2 cup roasted red pepper, sliced
1/4 cup chopped parsley
Salt and pepper to taste.
Your favorite bread (crusty baguette, flatbread pita, etc.)
Heat a thin layer of olive oil in a large sauce pan on medium heat. Add onion and green pepper, and sauté until softened.
After 5-10 minutes add garlic, salt and pepper. Cook another 1-2 minutes.
Mix in white wine, and cook 1-2 minutes. Add chopped tomatoes and cook until softened, 3-5 minutes. Add tomato paste and mix well, allowing to cook for 2 minutes.
Add tomato sauce and allow to simmer for 5 minutes. Add harissa, lemon preserve, roasted red pepper, and parsley. Stir until combined.
Add mussels and cover pot. Cook 20-30 minutes until shells open.
Serve with your favorite bread and enjoy!