Po'pei Mussel Platter

By Martha Stewart (16,118 recipes)
Po'pei Mussel Platter

Description

This unusual dish is served at Belgo restaurants in London and Dublin. It is derived from a recipe discovered in Belgium by one of the restaurant's original owners and is named after a certain spinach-loving sailor of comic-strip fame -- none other than P

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups dry white wine or Belgian beer
  • 1 1/2 cups water
  • 1 bay leaf, preferably fresh
  • 1 clove garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 pound spinach, well washed
  • 1/2 cup bacon, diced
  • 1/2 cup grated cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 cup grated Gruyere
  • 3 shallots, finely chopped
  • 3 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 4 cups heavy cream
  • 80 mussels (about 2 1/4 pounds), scrubbed and debearded
  • Coarse salt and freshly ground pepper
  • Pinch freshly grated nutmeg

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  • Yield
  • servings:4

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