For a quick and tasty party dish, try this traditional recipe known as 'cozze alla luciana' in Italy. Fresh mussels are cooked and served cold with a parsley and lemon vinaigrette.
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1kg mussels, cleaned and debearded
8 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
1 lemon, juiced
2 tablespoons fresh parsley, finely chopped
Directions Preparation:10min › Extra time:1hour chilling › Ready in:1hour10min
Place the mussels in a saucepan; cover with a lid and allow to steam open over medium heat, about 8 to 10 minutes.
Remove from heat; allow to cool and discard any mussels that did not open.
Mix oil, lemon and parsley together in a bowl.
Remove the shells that aren't holding the mussel; arrange the mussels in shells on a platter or large serving plate. Spoon a teaspoon or so of the lemon vinaigrette over each mussel. Chill in the fridge for at least 1 hour. Serve cold.