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Check the mussels and throw away any opened or cracked shells.

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Wash the mussels thoroughly and drain in a sieve.

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Cook the pasta in a pan of boiling salted water according to the pack instructions.

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Peel the onion and cut into rings.

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Wash the spring onions and cut into rings.

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Saute the onions in hot oil for 1-2 minutes until softened and translucent.

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Pour in the wine and allow to bubble.

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Simmer for a few minutes. Add the mussels, cover and steam for 4-5 minutes.

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When all mussels have opened (discard any that are still closed), add the cream and season with salt and pepper.

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Add to the drained pasta.

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Serve with basil leaves and grated cheese.