Cheesy Baked Mussels
Looking for a recipe for mussels? Try this Cheesy Baked Mussels that are perfect appetizers and it is so easy to prepare too. Butter, garlic and cheese make it so delightful.
- 2 pounds mussels
- 1 head garlic - minced
- 3/4 cup unsalted butter
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 3 tablespoons bread crumbs
- quick melting grated cheese
If using fresh mussels, remove the beard or byssus thread and wash them. Steam mussels by placing them in a pan without water and cover and cook over medium-low heat just until the shells open up. Let it cool down a bit and remove the other half of the shells.
In a small saucepan, melt butter then add the salt and garlic. Cook until tender. remove from heat and mix in the breadcrumbs.
Top each mussel with the butter-garlic mix using a teaspoon. Add grated cheese on top. While doing this, preheat oven to 355°F/180°C. Line your baking tray with parchment paper or aluminum foil and arrange the mussels on top.
Bake for 10-15 minutes or until cheese has melted and a bit browned.
Calories: 407kcal | Carbohydrates: 8g | Protein: 17g | Fat: 34g | Saturated Fat: 20g | Cholesterol: 111mg | Sodium: 528mg | Potassium: 309mg | Fiber: 0g | Sugar: 0g | Vitamin A: 1110IU | Vitamin C: 7.6mg | Calcium: 243mg | Iron: 3.5mg