Mussels with Celery, White Wine and Fresh Tomatoes

Time: 35 minutes
Effort: Easy
Serves: 2

2 1/2 lbs fresh mussels, rinsed and cleaned of beards
4 celery stalks, trimmed and sliced
1 large Spanish onion (red) halved and sliced lengthwise
3 cloves garlic, minced
2 tbsp Olive oil
2 large ripe red tomatoes, diced
1 cup dry white wine
3/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro (coriander)
Fine sea salt and fresh black pepper to taste

In a large pot, saute the onion, garlic and celery in olive oil on medium high heat. Add the tomatoes and the wine, salt and pepper to taste and simmer until the tomatoes are almost crushed. Add the mussels and cover. Simmer until the all the mussels have opened. About 10 minutes. Add the cilantro and spoon the sauce over the mussels. Serve immediately with fresh Baguette or with fries and home made mayonnaise.