This time I had help from the store, I used a ready-made jar of Alfredo sauce to speed up dinner.
.1 bag- 2 lb. Frozen fully cooked mussels
.1 and 1/2 package whole wheat thin spaghetti
.2 tbsp. olive oil
.3 tbsp. butter
.3 medium shallots chopped
.4 cloves minced garlic
.1/2 tbsp. salt
.1/2 tsp. black pepper
.16 oz jar readymade Alfredo sauce
.1/2 cup grated parmesan cheeses
.1-cup alcohol-free white wine
.2 tbsp. fresh parsley or fresh basil
.1/2 cup pasta water
1-In a large skillet, over medium high heat add butter, oil, shallots, salt and pepper. Cook for few minutes until soft.
2-Add garlic and cook for 1 minute.
3-Lower the heat, add alcohol-free wine, mussels, and stir to mix, cover, and cook for 3-4 minutes.
4-With slatted spoon remove the mussels from the pan and set aside.
5-Turn the heat up and let the sauce reduce for about 3 minutes.
6-In the main time, remove the mussels from the shells and add to the sauce.
7-Add Alfredo sauce and mix well, cook for 1-2 minutes.
8-Cook spaghetti according to the package instructions.
9-reserve 1/2 cup of pasta water
10-Drain the spaghetti and add to the sauce, toss in the parmesan cheese, pasta water, parsley or basil.
Serve with homemade garlic bread. Enjoy!