Mezze penne, mussel sauce
========================== 2010-xx-xx

For 2 people:

250 grams of mussels (for example in a jar)
2 shallots
1 clove garlic
20 cl of cream
pepper EVOO
chopped chives
2 dl white wine
1 small red chilli
200 g mezze penne (short penne)

boil water for pasta ...

Preparation time: 15 minutes
Cooking time: 10 minutes

[if using fresh mussels:
Scrape and wash the mussels.
In a saucepan over high heat, open them. ]

Filter the mussel cooking water.

[Remove the shells. ]

Put the pasta to cook at the right time according to their cooking time

preparing the sauce:

Chop the shallots, garlic, and chili without seeds. Fry in a little oil.
Add a little mussels water - not too much, because salty, and white wine
Let reduce for 5 to 10 minutes. Adjust seasoning if necessary (pepper).

Add sour cream, chives, and mussels.

Simmer for 5 minutes over low heat.

Serve with pasta.