Mussels Served 5 Ways

  • Ready in: 30 minutes
  • Serves: 6
  • Complexity: very easy
  • kcal: 128
Mussels Served 5 Ways


  • 30 New Zealand Mussels on the half shell
  • 2 tbsp marinara sauce
  • 2 tbsp shredded mozzarella cheese
  • BUFFALO:--
  • 2 tbsp favourite buffalo sauce
  • 2 tbsp blue cheese, crumbled
  • PESTO:--
  • 2 tbsp homemade or store bought pesto sauce
  • GARLIC:--
  • 2 tbsp melted butter
  • 1 tsp chopped garlic
  • 1 tsp chopped parsley
  • DIABLO:--
  • 2 tsp EV olive oil
  • 2 tsp grated romano cheese
  • ½ tsp red pepper flakes


  1. Thaw out New Zealand Green-Lipped Mussels in half shell (or fresh) and place on a baking dish.
    ITALIANO: Spoon marinara sauce on each mussel then top with shredded mozzarella cheese.
    BUFFALO: Top each mussel with buffalo sauce and blue cheese crumbles on top.
    PESTO: Spoon pesto onto mussel. (pesto may be cut with olive oil if its too strong)
    GARLIC: Sauté chopped garlic lightly in melted butter, add parsley when done cooking then place in refrigerator and allow to firm up. Place mound of garlic butter on top of each mussel, pressing in with your hand.
    DIABLO: Drizzle olive oil on top of mussels and sprinkle with grated romano cheese and red pepper flakes.
    Dust the mussels with a very light coating of
    SIDS CRAZY LEMON then bake in 200°C oven for 15-18 minutes until cheese is fully melted.
    Serve immediately.