October 06, 2022

We're so grateful for the opportunity to work with Chef Ned Bell and our friends at Canada's Food Island to collaborate on this delicious PEI mussels and Libra Pale Ale Recipe! Try making it yourself at home and let us know what you think.

BLACK GOLD- Libra Pale Ale Steamed PEI Mussels with Cracked Black Pepper & Chive Sour Cream


2-3 lbs of fresh PEI Mussels- clean, lightly scrubbed and de-bearded
1 can Libra Pale Ale
1 small white onion, diced
2 tbsp butter
1 tbsp kosher salt
1 cup heavy cream

1 loaf of fresh sourdough or baquette

Cracked Pepper & Chive Sour Cream:

½ cup full fat sour cream
¼ cup of thinly chopped chives
1 tbsp of cracked black pepper

In a small bowl:

-mix the chopped chives in with the sour cream and the cracked black pepper, set aside
(if you like it spicy, add 1 tsp chili flakes)


-In a large pot, over medium heat, saute the onions and the butter together for 2 minutes, add the salt
-add the mussels, stir and mix to incorporate for 1 minute
-add the Libra, deglaze for 1 minute
-add the cream, cook for 3 minutes or until the mussels open (do not overcook)
-add the cracked pepper and chive sour cream mix just to incorporate and serve immediately with ALL the tasty broth
-serve Family Style in the middle of the table with the loaf of bread


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