Mussels Vinaigrette

24
Servings
20m
Prep Time
24h
Cook Time
1d 20m
Ready In


"Lovely appetizer! These mussels are heavenly! Do lots, they will go quickly."

Original recipe yields 24 servings
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Nutritional

  • Serving Size: 1 (24.9 g)
  • Calories 57.8
  • Total Fat - 5.1 g
  • Saturated Fat - 0.8 g
  • Cholesterol - 5.4 mg
  • Sodium - 65.8 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 0.8 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 0 g
  • Sugars - 0.2 g
  • Protein - 2.1 g
  • Calcium - 6.5 mg
  • Iron - 0.7 mg
  • Vitamin C - 1.8 mg
  • Thiamin - 0 mg

Step 1

Scrub mussels well and remove the beards.

Step 2

Discard any that do not close tightly, set aside.

Step 3

Whisk the oil and vinegar together in a bowl, then add capers, onions, pimiento, parsley, salt and pepper to taste.

Step 4

Plce one cup of water in a frypan with the lemon slice.

Step 5

Add the mussels and bring to a boil.

Step 6

Remove the mussels as the open; cool.

Step 7

Remove the mussel meat from the shells, reserving half of the shells; mix the meat into the vinaigrette.

Step 8

Cover and refrigerate overnight.

Step 9

Clean the reserved mussel shells well and place in a plastic bag in the refrigerator.

Step 10

Before serving, replace the mussels in the shells and spoon a small mount of the vinaigrette over.

Tips & Variations


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Shar Pei

These are a super delicious addition to your appetizer round when your having a party, or you can just make them to eat any time. We thought they were deelicioussssss!

review by:
(8 Sep 2014)