Recipe courtesy of Tyler Florence

Mussels in Green Olive Sauce

  • Total: 55 min
  • Prep: 40 min
  • Cook: 15 min
  • Yield: 8 to 10 servings
Share This Recipe

Ingredients

1 cup green olives, pitted

2 tablespoons capers, drained and rinsed

1/2 bunch fresh parsley leaves

1/2 bunch fresh cilantro leaves

3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil

1 tablespoon sherry vinegar

1/2 lemon, juiced

Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper 

Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper

4 pounds mussels, cleaned and trimmed

2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil

2 shallots, chopped

1 head garlic, cut in 1/2

1 red chile, cut in 1/2

1/2 lemon

8 sprigs fresh thyme

1 cup dry white wine

Directions

  1. For the Green Olive Sauce, put everything into a food processor and process until almost smooth. Taste and adjust seasoning with salt and pepper. Set aside.
  2. Rinse the mussels and check them over; discard any that do not close when tapped. In a large heavy bottomed pot with a tight fitting lid, heat the olive oil over medium-high heat. Add the shallots, garlic, chile, lemon, and thyme and cook for about 5 minutes. Add the mussels and give them a stir. Pour in the white wine, cover, and cook, shaking the pot occasionally, until all the mussels have opened, about 10 minutes. Stir in the Green Olive Sauce, pour the mussels onto a platter, and serve.

Fudge Factor

Train Frontman Pat Monahan's Dark Chocolate Obsession Feb 11, 2013

By: Cameron Curtis

Train frontman Pat Monahan, an avid chocolate lover, shared with us his top five reasons for eating dark chocolate.

Over-the-Top-Delicious Treats to Satisfy Your Food Obsession

Are you infatuated with ice cream? Do you lust over lobster? Swoon at the sight of chocolate? Here's the best recipe for each food …

Sifted: Plan-Ahead Valentine's Day Desserts Feb 6, 2013

By: Lauren Miyashiro

Get our take on the best in food news, recipes and more from around the web, including the best Valentine's Day recipes.

The Craziest Chocolate Creations for American Chocolate Week Mar 17, 2013

It’s officially American Chocolate Week. Check out photos of mind-blowing chocolate creations.

Review: Anthony Bourdain and Eric Ripert's Chocolate Bar Nov 16, 2012

Anthony Bourdain and Eric Ripert have teamed up with master chocolatier Christopher Curtin to create the "Good & Evil" chocolate b …

Chocolate Desserts

Indulge in our decadent chocolate desserts, from cookies and cakes to puddings, souffles and truffles.

How to Chop and Melt Chocolate

Lots of recipes call for melted chocolate. Follow these step-by-step instructions to do it properly.