Gourmet's Adventures with Ruth: Season One: Jon Rowley's Seattle
- Active time:15 min
- Start to finish:15 min
- 2 lbs mussels, scrubbed
- 1/4 cup chopped flat-leaf parsley
- 2 garlic cloves, minced
ACCOMPANIMENT: crusty bread
Put mussels in an 11- to 12-inch heavy skillet (preferably cast-iron), then put skillet, uncovered, over medium-high heat. Cook, stirring occasionally, until mussels open wide and release their juices, 6 to 10 minutes. Stir in parsley and garlic and cook, stirring, 1 minute.