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Mussels au Gratin with Mustard


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  • 2 lbs mussels spain
  • 1/2 stalk celery, chopped
  • 1/2 small onion, chopped
  • 5 cm of chopped leek
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp mustard
  • 1/2 cup of aged cheese (Cheddar) grated


Servings 4
Level of difficulty Easy
Preparation time 30mins
Cooking time 4mins
Cost Average budget


Step 1

Rinse the mussels under cold water and ensure that all the shells are tightly closed. Fresh mussels living close again immediately when given a small knife on the shell. Discard any that remain open.

Step 2

Place the mussels in a casserole with the onion, leek, celery and olive oil. Bring to a high temperature, cover and cook 3-4 minutes.

Step 3

Shake the pan so the bottom of the mussels are rotated to the surface. Cook again for 3-4 minutes until they are all open.

Step 4

Preheat grill to 300 °. Retaining only a mussel on half a shell and arrange on a baking dish.

Step 5

Combine mustard and cheese and spread this mixture over the half-shells.

Step 6

Broil 3 to 4 minutes in the oven until golden brown and serve immediately.

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