Mussels au gratin

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What do we know about mussels? They are usually cooked in white wine and parsley and served with French fries. That’s probably what most of us have in mind when it comes to mussels. But this little mollusc is actually more than that.

Let’s start from the many health benefits they provide you. They are low in saturated fats and sodium and are a good source of vitamin C and B. As you imagine, they also belong to the category of “fatty fish”, making it an excellent source of Omega-3s as well as many other minerals such as zinc and potassium.

And yes, they are perfect for those festive dinner, a healthy and delicious alternative to the classic turkey. Preorder your mussels LINK for the holidays and keep reading for a decadent recipe.

There are many different ways to cook mussels: the classic “moules marinières” (white wine, parsley, butter and lemon), with pasta, in a curry sauce… Our personal favourite has to be the “moules gratinées”:

Did you know? The proper way to eat mussels is with the mussel’s shell? Pick an empty and use it as tongs.

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  1. Wash the mussels very well.
  2. In a pot, add the olive oil (and a little bit of white wine), the mussels and let them open up on high heat.
  3. Let them cool down and remove the empty half of the shell.
  4. Mix the butter, parsley and garlic until a soft consitency is reached.
  5. Stuff the mussels with the mixture, add salt and pepper and sprinkle with breadcrumbs.
  6. Bake in the oven for 15 minutes.

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