Pecorino Stuffed Mussels (Cozze Farcite Con Pecorino)
By Satyne on July 30, 2012
Prep Time: 25 mins
Total Time: 34 mins
About This Recipe
"Taken from Love Italian v2"
mussels, cleaned and beard removed
spring onions, finely chopped
garlic clove, peeled and crushed
white balsamic vinegar
cracked black pepper
finely shredded bacon
finely grated pecorino cheese
chopped flat leaf parsley
( to garnish)
Place prepared mussels into a large saucepan with 1 cup water. Bring to the boil tossing mussels until the shells open (discard any mussels that do not open). Drain and remove mussells. Take the top shell off the mussels.
Heat olive oil in a saucepan, add spring onions and garlic, cook for 1-2 minutes until tender.
Stir in tomato paste, water, vinegar and pepper.
Spoon 1 teaspoon of the tomato mixture onto each mussel, sprinkle with bacon and cheese.
Place under a hot grill and cook for 3-4 minutes.
Serve garnished with herbs.
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