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Mussel Gratin

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INGREDIENTS

4 lb. mussels, cleaned and steamed, then shucked
2 lb. plum tomatoes, halved lengthwise, seeded, and halves cut into sixths
1⁄2 cup Crème
2 clove garlic (large), 1 minced and 1 halved
1⁄2 tsp. salt
1⁄4 tsp. black pepper
2 tbsp. extra virgin olive oil
1⁄2 cup fresh basil, chopped
1⁄2 cup Parmigiano-reggiano, finely grated
15 slice Baguette (cut 1/3" thick)

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. 1
    Rinse fresh blue mussels in tap water and set aside.
  2. 2
    Preheat oven to 450F.
  3. 3
    Toss together mussels, tomatoes, basil, crème, cheese, minced garlic, salt, and pepper in an oiled 3 qt. baking dish.
  4. 4
    Rub 1 cut side of each bread slice with halved garlic and arrange bread, garlic side up, over mussel mixture in baking dish. Brush tops of bread with oil.
  5. 5
    Bake gratin in middle of oven until bread is golden brown on top, about 15 minutes.
  6. 6
    Serve mussels spooned over garlic toasts.

notes

Recipe provided by Mussel Industry Council. Visit them www.discovermussels.com Source: Yumsugar.com

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