Mussel and Onion Soup with Saffron
recipe for Mussel and Onion Soup with Saffron has been
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This is a simple recipe for mussel and onion soup,
a very rich chowder with cream and saffron ideal as
a starter. Plenty of fresh crusty bread at the ready!
for Mussel and Onion Soup with Saffron
1 Kilo fresh mussels
1 Large onion (diced)
2 Tablespoons plain white flour
200ml Single cream
4 Threads of saffron
Knob of butter
to make Mussel and Onion Soup with Saffron
and prep the mussels removing the beard and scraping
off any barnacles etc from the shells.
the mussels in a good inch of water for around 7 -
8 minutes until the shells open.
sauté the onion in the butter until the onion
the mussels from the pot and retain the liqueur.
the flour to the onion and stir well, gradually add
the mussel liqueur and continue to stir.
the cream and saffron, stir then leave to simmer gently
for 5 minutes.
with parsley and serve with plenty of fresh crusty
with permission of Orce