Mediterranean feast in minutes with our irresistible spaghetti with mussels recipe. This dish is famous all over Italy and very simple and quick to make and packed with flavours of the sea.
- 400g/16oz Spaghetti
- 500g/1 1/8lb of mussels, cleaned
- 4 garlic cloves finely chopped
- Extra virgin olive oil
- 1 tsp peperoncino chilli flakes
- 1 handful of parsley, roughly chopped
- Salt & pepper
Cook the pasta in a pan of salted water until al-dente. This should take about 15 minutes. Meanwhile, steam the mussels open in a large lidded saucepan. Once the shells have opened, set aside, reserving the mussel cooking juices.