Top Rated Mussel Recipes

Mussels
Robert Wiedmaier, executive chef of Mussel Bar, Brasserie Beck, and Marcel’s, shares his recipe for mussels in the shell. There's nothing easier on a busy weeknight than steamed mussels. Warm up some garlic bread to sop up the flavorful broth.
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Mussels Marinara
This garlicky, addictive dish is best served with crusty bread or a bowl of pasta. I personally prefer placing pieces of bread at the bottom of my bowl and spooning the sauce and mussels on top. That way, the bread soaks in the flavorful tomato sauce, softening the hard crust to make that perfect balance of crunchy and squishy (in a good way). To make this dish extra garlicky, I roasted garlic while making my sauce and spread it on the toasted bread right before serving. 
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Mussels Marinara
Seafood in tomato sauce has a long history in Neapolitan cooking. In fact, marinara sauce is named for the mariners who supposedly created it. As mussels were plentiful and cheap in both Italy and America, my grandparents made this at home often. We serve it at the restaurant, too, usually over linguine as a pasta or main course. As an antipasto, serve it with crusty bread… but I didn’t really have to tell you that, did I? — Sal Scognamillo, Patsy’s Italian Family Cookbook.
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4.8
Mussels Marinara
Serve Mussels Marinara when the weather just starts to turn chilly. It’s sort of like eating a hearty soup with just the right warmth for a fall meal, but it won’t weigh you down. I love sopping up the warm garlic-studded broth with garlic bread – vampires beware!
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4.5
mussel brose
With more than 11 million North Americans claiming Scottish heritage, ancestry enthusiasts of all kinds are invited to explore their "Scot Story" through their love of food with easy-to-make recipes created by chef Shirley Spear, owner and retired head chef of the award-winning Three Chimneys restaurant. Inspired by the stunning landscapes and the diverse culture of the people in the region, the following dish serves as a true testament to connecting food with heritage. Photo and recipe courtesy of Chef Shirley Spear
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4.5
Mussels in Spicy Tomato Sauce
Recipe Courtesy of Delicious and SonsThis super easy Mediterranean appetizer only requires five ingredients and around 15 minutes of total cooking time. Top quality mussels are essential, but to make this dish really pop requires some top quality tomato sauce.  
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4.5
Linguine with Mussels
Mussels over linguine with a light tomato sauce... perfect at any time of the year!
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4.25
A taste of the ocean and one of Ireland's favorite drinks to sip on, Baileys, makes this mussels dish the perfect authentic meal to serve for St. Patrick's Day. 
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4
mussels
These are as easy to eat as chips but make much more of an impression.
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4
mussels
The tahini in this recipe balances out the acidity of the beer and provides creaminess to the broth. Make sure to serve it with plenty of toasted bread to sop up the flavor. 
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4
I don’t know about you, but when I cook mussels or clams at home, the flavor is never big enough and the sauce is never rich enough to justify the effort. This recipe is the solution. The secret is lots of garlic, a good drinkable wine, and — the really unusual touch — breadcrumbs to enrich the sauce. The result is big and bold and, with a side of grilled bread, makes a very satisfying lunch or first course. Though Bastianich prefers the mussels she ate growing up in Italy, she says, "If you get them fresh, they’re just as delicious here."
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3.666665
Linguine with Clams, Mussels, and Peppers
Linguine with clams is a timeless classic that's easy to prepare and delicious any time of year. This Italian pasta dish gets a bit of an update with the addition of mussels and sweet bell peppers, but it still comes together very quickly once all the prep is done.
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2.57143