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Steamed mussels with yoghurt splash

Recipe from: 1/1/2004 12:00:00 AM

Ingredients 15
Servings 6
Time 15 minutes


  • 2
    mussels in the shell, cleaned and beards removed
  • 750
    white wine or bubbly
  • butter lettuce
  • 2
    avocados, cut into wedges
  • 1
    lemon, cut into wedges
  • 250
    natural yoghurt
  • 45
    white balsamic vinegar
  • 45
    olive oil
  • 10
    wholegrain mustard
  • 3
    garlic cloves, crushed
  • 2
    spring onions, chopped
  • 30
    mint, chopped
  • 30
    Italianh parsley, chopped
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper


10 minutes
Place the mussels in a large, deep saucepan and pour in the wine.
Simmer for 10 minutes or until the shells pop open.
Either remove the mussels from the shell or serve them in the shell.
Pile onto lettuce leaves with wedges of avo and lemon.
To make the dressing, place everything in a bottle, close with the lid and shake to combine, then serve on the side.
Now all you need is the usual crusty bread to mop up the juices.

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