Hands-on Time
5 Mins
Total Time
20 Mins
Yield
Makes 4 servings
Photo: Jennifer Davick; Styling: Linda Hirst

How to Make It

Step 1

Cook fettuccine according to package directions.

Step 2

Melt butter in a large sauté pan or skillet over medium heat; cook, stirring often, 5 minutes or until butter turns medium brown with a nutty aroma. Add leeks and cook, stirring often, 5 to 7 minutes or until very tender.

Step 3

Add mussels and lemon juice. Increase heat to medium-high and cook, shaking pan occasionally, 3 to 5 minutes or until mussels open. (Discard any that do not.) Add fettuccine, chives, and pepper to pan, tossing well.

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