Baked Mussels with Manchego Sauce

An appetizer that's sure to get wiped out in seconds!

An appetizer that’s sure to get wiped out in seconds!

Baked Mussels with Manchego Sauce
An appetizer that's sure to get wiped out in seconds!
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Course Appetizers
Cuisine Spanish
Servings 6


Baked Mussels with Manchego Sauce

  • 1 kilo mussels cleaned and debearded
  • 3/4 Cup dry breadcrumbs
  • 1 medium green bell pepper cored and diced
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons Butter
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 Cup milk
  • Salt to taste
  • Pepper to taste
  • pinch nutmeg
  • 1/4 Cup Manchego cheese grated


  •  Cook mussels in a preheated steamer until they open. Remove the empty half and place the other halves with mussels on a tray; set aside.
  • Make the Manchego sauce: melt butter in a small saucepan over medium heat. Add flour and cook for 1 1/2 minutes.
  • Whisk in milk until smooth. Season with salt and pepper. add nutmeg. Cook for 5 to 6 minutes or until it thickens slightly.
  • Remove from heat and add Manchego cheese. Stir until cheese melts.
  • To assemble, place a teaspoon of Manchego sauce on each mussel. Top with breadcrumbs and bell peppers. Bake in a preheated 300°f oven until breadcrumbs are golden. You can also use a toaster oven or turbo broiler set at 150°C for about 2 to 3 minutes.
  •  Transfer to a serving platter and serve hot.
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