Mussels au Gratin



  1. Heat the mussels in a pot with a small amount of water until they are steamed and opened; remove the mussel meat and rinse thoroughly.
  2. Pour the leftover stock from the pot through a cheesecloth and set aside.
  3. Chop four tomatoes and sautee them in butter with a little parsley, add salt and pepper to taste.
  4. Add to the musselstock and reduce the mixture until it begins to thicken.
  5. Add half a teaspoon of sugar and 1 tsp of vinegar, a necessary souring agent in this dish.
  6. Place in baking dish and bake for 15 min. at 350F.
  7. Sprinkle feta cheese on top and bake for an additional 15 minutes.
  8. Place the mussels in a dish and pour thickened tomato mixture over them.
  9. Serve warm. 


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