Kickstart the new year with a spicy seafood dish. Quick, fresh and bursting with colour; it’ll be the easiest resolution you’ve ever made.
Sat fat: 5.7g
Ingredients (serves 6):
- 200ml olive oil
- 1 garlic clove, thinly sliced
- Chopped red chilli to taste
- 400ml tomato purée
- 200ml white wine
- Pinch of chopped oregano
- Salt and pepper
- 1kg mussels
- 15g chopped flat-leaf parsley
- Handful of basil leaves
- 100g black olives, pitted
Step 1: Heat the olive oil in a heavy-based saucepan and sauté the garlic and chilli until lightly softened.
Step 2: Add the tomato purée, wine and oregano and season with salt and pepper. Add the mussels and cover with a lid.
Step 3: Cook for 3 minutes, shaking the pan occasionally, until the mussels open.
Step 4: Scatter with the herbs and olives and serve immediately.
Adapted from Italian Food Safari by Maeve O’Meara with Guy Grossi (£20, Hardie Grant), out 10 February in paperback