Mussels in Green Sauce Madrid (Mejillones En Salsa Verde Madrid)

READY IN: 28mins
Recipe by Alan Leonetti

This is a wonderful appetizer for 4 people, or a main dish for 2 people. The original recipe came from a wonderful Spanish restaurant in Baltimore many years ago.

Top Review by canarias7

One of the best recipies out there for mussels!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Scrub the mussels under the faucet and remove the beards, and then set aside.
  2. In a 6 quart saucepot place butter, flour, wine, lemon juice and clam juice and bring to a boil over high heat. Add the mussels and return to a boil. Reduce heat to low and simmer covered 3 minutes or until mussels are opened. With a slotted spoon remove mussels to 2 or 4 deep serving bowls or dishes and set aside.
  3. Place the liquid into a blender or food processor and add the parsley, garlic cloves, shallot, salt and pepper and blend well. Pour the sauce over the mussels and serve with a French or Italian bread to sop up the wonderful sauce.

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