ZIVA Market Mussels


To prepare you will need: 

  1. Bring a pot of water to a boil, add enough salt so that the water tastes like seawater
  2. Meanwhile, pull kale leaves off the stem, discard stems
  3. Add kale to boiling water and cook until tender, about 5 minutes
  4. Strain kale and let cool
  5. Heat large braising or saute pan over medium heat, add enough olive oil to cover the bottom of the pan
  6. Dice onion and add to heated pan
  7. Add salt and pepper and sweat onion over medium-low heat until translucent and soft
  8. Squeeze excess water from blanched kale, chop it and add to pan
  9. Add salt and pepper and cook for about 3 minutes
  10. Slice cherry tomatoes in half while kale cooks
  11. Add ZIVA Holy Water to the pan and turn up the heat to medium high
  12. Once the mixture comes to a boil, check seasoning, then add mussels and cherry tomaotes
  13. Toss mixture in pan thoroughly, then cover with lid
  14. Let mussels steam for 5 minutes without disturbing
  15. Toss mixture and check that most of the mussels have opened, if not, cover and cook another minute or two
  16. Serve with bread and a drizzle of olive oil

Serves 4