Omega Seafood produce gourmet vacuum packed

and ready to eat New Zealand Green Lipped Mussels

and Clams. We are a family business based in Marlborough,

New Zealand.

Tel: +64 35791421   |​ 4 Seafair Close, Blenheim, NZ  

Barbecued Mussels

with a Mediterranean Sauce

SERVES 4

COOKS IN 20 MINUTES

DIFFICULTY NOT TOO TRICKY

Ingredients

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  • 1kg OmegaTM Mussels

  • 1 medium onion, diced

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil

  • 2 cloves garlic, crushed

  • 1 teaspoon each: fresh thyme leaves & chopped rosemary leaves

  • 400g can tomatoes in juice, chopped

  • 1 tablespoon tomato paste

  • salt and pepper to taste

Method

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  1. To make the sauce, sauté the onion in a pan with oil, until softened. Add the garlic, herbs, tomatoes and juice, tomato paste and seasonings.

  2. Cook for 3 minutes, stir well, then continue cooking for about 2 minutes. Season to taste.

  3. This sauce may be prepared several hours in advance and reheated on the barbecue.

  4. Drain the mussels from the pouch.

  5. Place on a preheated barbecue plate and heat through. Remove the mussel-free halves of the shells, if preferred.

  6. Spoon the sauce into the mussels before eating.