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Roasted Mussels
with Pancetta Shallot Butter

Serves 4

4 pounds mussels, scrubbed and debearded
12 ounces butter, melted
4 shallots, sliced thin
8 slices pancetta, chopped and cooked
1 Tablespoon lemon juice
Salt & pepper to taste
1 Tablespoon Italian parsley, chopped

Preheat oven to 450 degrees.
Roast mussels in pan that will hold them in a single layer until they open.
Meanwhile, combine other ingredients over low heat.
Pour over mussels and toss to combine.

Try this with Husch Vineyards' Sauvignon Blanc.

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