Baked Carlsbad Black Mussels

Dish Name : Baked Carlsbad Black Mussels

Yield: 2 portions

Olive oil - 3 Tbsp.
Black mussels, beards removed - 1 lb.
Garlic cloves, roasted, peeled - 12
Roma tomatoes, halved, oven dried - 4
Shallots, finely chopped - 3
Dry white wine - 1/4 cup
Lemon juice - 1 Tbsp.
Country bread - 2 slices
Butter - 2 oz.
Parsley, finely chopped - 1/2 cup
Croutons - 1/2 cup


  1. In saute pan, heat oil. Add mussels, garlic, tomatoes, shallots and wine; stir. Place in 450F oven 3-4 minutes, until mussels start to open. Remove from oven; add lemon juice. Toss well.

  2. Place bread in bowls. Transfer mussels (but not broth) to bowl. Add butter to broth; stir to melt. Add parsley. Pour over mussels. Top with croutons.