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Grilled Mussels Recipe

Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time7 mins
Total Time12 mins
Servings: 4
Author: Vanjo Merano


  • 1 lb. mussels
  • 1 medium plum tomato diced
  • 1 large yellow onion minced
  • 2 teaspoons minced garlic
  • 2 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 4 tablespoons bread crumbs
  • 2 tablespoons chopped parsley
  • 1 tablespoon chopped mint
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice


  • Clean the mussels and boil in 2 cups of water for at least 2 to 5 minutes.
  • Let the mussels cool. Drain and remove the beard. Set aside.
  • Heat the olive oil in a pan.
  • Sauté the onion until soft
  • Add the garlic and continue to sauté for 1 minute.
  • Add the tomato and tomato paste. Sauté for 1 minute. Transfer to a bowl and let cool.
  • Meanwhile combine breadcrumbs, parsley, mint, and lemon juice. Mix well.
  • Scoop the sautéed onion, garlic, and tomato mixture and arrange on top of the mussels. Add the breadcrumbs mixture above.
  • Heat the grill and grill the mussels for 5 to 7 minutes in medium heat.
  • Transfer to a serving plate.
  • Serve as an appetizer.
  • Share and enjoy!


Serving: 4g