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Mussels Rockefeller

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Number of Servings: 8
Preparation Time: 5mins
Cooking Time: 30mins

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  • 2 lb fresh blue cultured mussels
  • 10 oz package frozen spinach or broccoli, chopped
  • 1⁄2 cup milk
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 1⁄2 cup medium cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 1⁄2 cup fine dry bread crumbs
  • 2 tbsp onion, chopped
  • 1⁄4 cup parmesan cheese, grated
  • 2 tbsp butter, melted
  • 8 6 oz custard cups or pastry shells


  1. Cook spinach or broccoli according to package directions; drain well, pressing out the excess liquid. Set aside.
  2. Rinse fresh blue mussels in tap water. Add water to a large covered pot. Add the mussels and cover. Steam 5 to 7 minutes
  3. Drain mussels, reserving liquid. Add milk to mussel liquid to equal ½ cup. If desired, set aside 8 mussels for garnish..
  4. In bowl combine eggs, milk mixture, spinach (or broccoli), cheese, ¼ cup of bread crumbs, onion, and mussels. Spoon mixture into custard cups or pastry shells. Place in shallow baking dish.
  5. Combine remaining bread crumbs, parmesan cheese, and butter; sprinkle over mixture in cups. Bake at 350oF for 20 minutes. Garnish with the reserved mussels.


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