George Campbell and Sons Fishmonger Perth Scotland THE SEAFOOD SPECIALIST

Almond Mussels

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Preparation Time: 
20 minutes 
Cooking Time: 
5 minutes 
Serves: 4



  • 60g fresh bread crumbs
  • 80g butter
  • 3 garlic cloves
  • 100g ground almonds
  • 1.5kg mussels
  • bunch of parsley
  • salt and pepper


1. Preheat your oven to 220C.
2. Using a nutri bullet or a food processor, blitz the bread, parsley and garlic. Add to a bowl and combine with the butter, ground almonds and seasoning. The mixture should have a paste consistency.
3. After cleaning the mussels, pop them into a large pot and and cook over a high heat until they open. Remove from the heat and leave to cool. Discard any mussels which haven't opened. 
4. Remove one shell half from each mussel and arrange them in a baking dish, mussel side up. Add about half a teaspoon of the mix onto each mussel. Season with salt and pepper.
5. Transfer to the oven and bake for about 5 -7 minutes until the surface is golden and bubbling. Serve immediately