Mussel Soup

Total Time
15 mins
20 mins

Adapted from NZ cookbook

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  1. Heat oil in large saucepan.
  2. Add chopped onion, and garlic and cook until clear.
  3. Add parsley and chilli and cook for 1-2 minutes.
  4. Increase heat and add lemon juice, wine and water and bring to the boil.
  5. Add tomatoes.
  6. Bring to boil.
  7. Add cleaned mussels and cook covered over a moderate heat for about 5 minutes.
  8. Discard any mussels that have not opened.
  9. Remove the top shell from each mussel.
  10. Season with salt and pepper and serve immediately.
Most Helpful

5 5

Thank you so much Evie! What a terrific way to use mussels. Dugan isn't a fan of tomato based soups but had two bowls of this. It was the nicest meal I have had in ages. Thank you so much.

5 5

Scrumptious! I used some prepared NZ mussels so didn't have the lower half of the shells for presentation but the taste was outstanding! I used a whole dried chipotle chili with seeds rather than fresh chili which made it quite spicy but chipotle was a great match for the recipe. I served along with some sliced french stick bread.