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All the flavor in one bite: steamed mussels in blue cheese sauce

by Amercook Spain
- By Pablo González,
2 Michelin star chef


🍴 The mussels They are a super food packed with nutrients and, in addition, a delicious delicacy within the reach of all pockets. They are very easy to clean, quick to cook and there are a wide variety of recipes that we can prepare with them. Therefore, they are a great resource for our most special dinners or meals.

How to know when is the ideal season to take advantage of all the sea flavor of the mussels? A very easy trick to remember when to buy mussels since they are in their optimal state is to think of the months that contain the "R" as December or ... April! Today we bring you this delicious recipe so you can learn how to prepare this sea and mountain dish.




Mussels, water, a bay leaf, EVOO

Sauce: blue cheese, mussel cooking water, salt



Ideal recipe for those summer meals and for cheese lovers that will make us suck our fingers while impressing our guests.

- Step 1: The first thing we have to do is clean the mussels. How do you do this? Well, very simple: we will see that some hairs come out of the interior of the mussel, popularly known as 'the beards'. Well, simply what we have to do is pull the beard to the side and pluck them. So we will be clean and free of dirt.
- Step 2: To cook the mussels we will place them in a pot with a little water, 1 bay leaf and a drop of virgin olive oil. eye! You should not cover them in water because what we want to do is cook them steam. Once the water is boiling, add the mussels and cover the pot. It will only take a few minutes to cook until we observe that they open.
- Step 3: For blue cheese sauce We put a little cream in a saucepan, heat, add the blue cheesel and a little water from the cooking of the mussels and grind. We put some salt to taste and that's it.
- Step 4: To finish, pour the blue cheese sauce into a wide frying pan, add the cooked mussels with the shell and cook for a few minutes.

Now we only have to serve them in a platter, take them by hand and put them in our mouths. I hope you enjoy them!


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