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Mussels Vinaigrette

Rated as 4.43 out of 5 Stars

"This is an excellent way to serve mussels on the half shell. They are topped with a tangy blend of bell peppers and vinaigrette dressing. This makes a good for appetizer for a larger number of guests."
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35 m servings 240
Original recipe yields 6 servings (6 Servings)


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  1. Bring one inch of water to a boil in a large pot. Add mussels, cover, and steam for 3 to 5 minutes, until they are all open. Drain. Remove one side of each shell, and arrange the open shelled mussels on a serving platter. Discard any mussels that do not open.
  2. In a medium bowl, mix together the red, yellow, and green bell peppers, olive oil, wine vinegar, parsley, egg, salt, and pepper. Spoon over the mussels on the shells. Refrigerate until serving.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 240 calories; 20.4 5.5 9.1 53 389 Full nutrition

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Wonderful recipe enjoyed it immensely did add cilantro to the mix brought out a great brightness!

Doubled the recipe, came out excellent but had a lot of topping left over that I through out.

Second time making it. So simple, inexpensive and very tasty. He would prefer a little heat be added though, some green Tabasco, diced red onion. I think it's yummy as is... You decide!! Enjoy!!

It was good, but you have to take the mussels out of the shells for them to soak up the flavors. I would also remove the red wine vinegar and use fresh lemon juice instead. Needed an extra bit o...