Mussels au Gratin

mussels au gratin

Mussels au Gratin

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Servings: 4
Calories: 256


  • 1 onion
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 2 tablespoons oil
  • 1/4 pint pint white wine
  • 2 tablespoons concentrated tomato puree
  • salt and freshly milled white pepper
  • generous pinch of cayenne
  • pinch of dried thyme
  • generous pinch of sugar
  • 14 oz frozen mussels thawed
  • 1 tablespoon chopped parsley
  • 4 tablespoons freshly grated Cheddar cheese
  • 1 oz butter


  • Finely chop the onion and garlic. Heat the oil. Fry the onion and garlic in the oil until transparent.
  • Stir in the wine and tomato puree, season with salt, pepper, cayenne and thyme, and cook over a low heat for 10 minutes, stirring from time to time. Stir in the sugar.
  • Spoon the tomato sauce into four ovenproof dishes and top with the mussels. Sprinkle the chopped parsley and grated Cheddar over the mussels and dot with butter.
  • Bake in a moderately hot oven (200 c, 400 f, gas 6) until the cheese begins to melt. Serves 4
  • Serve with: white bread.
Calories: 256 kcal
Carbohydrates: 6 g
Protein: 10 g
Fat: 19g
Saturated Fat: 8 g
Trans Fat: 1 g
Cholesterol: 45 mg
Sodium: 294 mg
Potassium: 283 mg
Fiber: 1 g
Sugar: 2 g
Vitamin A: 535 IU
Vitamin C: 9 mg
Calcium: 136 mg
Iron: 2 mg
Ingredients Fish & Seafood, Mussels
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