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Mussel Kumara Chowder

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  • Main Ingredient: Mussels
  • Cook Time: Prep: 15 Mins Cook: 25 mins
  • Serving Size: 2
  • Recipe by: Fresh & Le Creuset
Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 2 kumara (we love Kaipara Kumara)
  • Avocado cooking oil (we use Olivado)
  • 2 cups mussels (store bought in water or fresh)
  • 3 rashers bacon, finely chopped (we love Hellers)
  • 1/2 large onion finely chopped
  • 1 celery stick finely sliced
  • 1 small leek (white part only) finely sliced
  • 1 small bulb fennel finely sliced
  • salt & pepper
  • 1/2 cup cream
  • 2tbsp chopped parsley

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  • Main Ingredient: Mussels
  • Cook Time: Prep: 15 Mins Cook: 25 mins
  • Serving Size: 2
  • Author: Fresh & Le Creuset

Warm up with this comforting Mussel Kumara Chowder, cooked in the beautiful Limited Edition Le Creuset Fleur Signature 28 cm Casserole Dish ! This chowder recipe has healthy kumara plus another kiwi fave – mussels. Get to a kiwi coastline to collect some!

 

INSTRUCTIONS:

  1. Peel the kumara and chop into small cubes. Cook in boiling water until tender. Drain and reserve 2 cups of the liquid.
  2. In a pan over medium heat, saute the bacon, onion, celery, leek and fennel in a drizzle of avocado oil until tender.
  3. Chop cooked mussels into quarters and add to the onion mixture. Add the kumara and reserved liquid, then season with salt and pepper. Stir through the cream and chopped parsley and serve.

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