Mussel Recipes // Mains & Entrées // Balsamic Mussels
Cooking Time
Cooking Time:
15 Minutes
  • Gluten Free
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Balsamic Mussels


2lb (454g) fresh PEI Mussels
¼ cup (60ml) white wine
¼ cup (60ml) balsamic glaze
1 tbsp (15ml) olive oil
1 tbsp finely chopped fresh parsley
1 tsp fresh thyme leaves
1 cup chopped tomatoes
1 cup baby kale or spinach leaves
¼ cup crumbled feta
½ cup olives, sliced
sea salt and black pepper to taste
squeeze fresh lemon juice


  1. Rinse fresh PEI mussels under tap water. Tap any mussels that are still open and discard any that do not close after being tapped and rinsed. Set aside.
  2. Heat white wine in a large sauce pan over medium heat. Add mussels, cover and cook until steam is pouring out from under the lid approximate 4-5 minutes. Remove from heat and let sit, covered, for about 1 minute. Discard any mussels that do not open.
  3. In a small bowl whisk balsamic glaze with olive oil, parsley, thyme and chopped tomatoes. Add mixture to mussels, stirring well to coat, and cook gently for 2 minutes.
  4. Transfer mussels to a serving bowl. Add kale, feta, olives and sea salt and pepper to taste. Serve with a squeeze of lemon.