Baked Mussels with Spinach and Cheese Recipe

baked mussels with spinach and cheese recipe
  • Yield: 4 serving plates
  • Servings: 4
  • Prep Time: 10m
  • Cook Time: 30m
  • Ready In: 40m

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Nutritional Info

This information is per serving.

  • Calories

    380
  • Fat

    23 g
  • Saturated Fat

    12 g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat

    2 g
  • Cholesterol

    115 mg
  • Sodium

    820 mg
  • Carbohydrate

    12 g
  • Fiber

    1 g
  • Protein

    27 g

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Ingredients You Need to Prepare Baked Mussels with Spinach and Cheese

dry white wine, shallots, parsley, bay leaf, thyme, green mussels, unsalted butter, spinach, heavy cream, Parmesan cheese

Baked Mussels with Spinach and Cheese Recipe

Ingredients

  • 1 cup (250 ml) dry white wine
  • 4 tablespoons finely chopped fresh shallots
  • 1 teaspoon cracked black pepper
  • 4 sprigs parsley
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1/2 teaspoon chopped fresh thyme
  • 2 pounds (960 g) green mussels, sorted and cleaned
  • For the Stuffing:
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 2 cups chopped spinach
  • 1/2 cup (125 ml) heavy cream
  • 3 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/3 cup grated parmesan cheese

Method

Step 1

In a large pot, combine dry white wine, 2 tablespoons of shallots, cracked black pepper, parsley sprigs, bay leaf, and chopped fresh thyme. Stir well, then bring to a boil over medium-high heat.

Step 2

Add mussels to the pot, cover and steam until just opened, for about 2-3 minutes. Using a slotted spoon, remove steamed mussels from the pot and set aside.

Step 3

Using a strainer lined with several layers of cheesecloth, strain the cooking liquid. Reserve and set aside.

Step 4

In a heavy-bsed pan, melt the butter over medium heat. Add the remaining shallots and cook, stirring occasionally, until soft, for about 3-4 minutes. Stir in 2 cups chopped spinach, then cover the pot and cook until spinach wilted. Uncover the pot and continue cooking until the liquid from spinach evaporated, for a further 3-4 minutes.

Step 5

Pour in 1/2 cup (125 ml) of strained liquid and cook, stirring occasionaly, until the mixture almost dry, for about 5 minutes. Stir in the heavy cream and cook for another 10 minutes. Stir in chopped parsley, then season to taste with salt and black pepper.

Step 6

Heat the broiler. Make a bed of rock salt on a baking sheet. Arrange mussels on the baking sheet, then spoon the spinach mixture over. Top with grated Parmesan cheese. Broil for 4-5 minutes or until cheese is melted.

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