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Tomato and chorizo baked mussels

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  • Dairy free
  • Egg free
  • Gluten free
  • Lactose free
  • Nut free
  • Peanut free
  • Sesame free
  • Soy free
  • Wheat free
  • No added sugar
  • Healthier living
  • High in dietary fibre
  • High in protein

If you’re a fan of mussels, this baked mussels recipe is a must-try. Made with fragrant tomatoes and chorizo, it’s bursting with delicious flavours.

  • Serves4
  • Cook time40 minutes
  • Prep time10 minutes
Tomato and chorizo baked mussels


  • 1 chorizo sausage, thinly sliced
  • 1 red onion, cut into wedges
  • 1 garlic clove, thinly sliced
  • 1 cup (250ml) dry white wine or chicken stock
  • 2 roma tomatoes, coarsely chopped
  • 200g red Perino tomatoes, halved
  • 200g gold Perino tomatoes, halved
  • 1kg blue mussels, scrubbed, debearded
  • 1/4 cup dill sprigs

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  1. Step 1

    Preheat oven to 200°C. Heat a large frying pan over medium-high heat. Add chorizo and cook, turning, for 2-3 mins or until golden brown. Transfer to a plate.
  2. Step 2

    Add onion to the pan and cook for 2 mins or until starting to soften. Add the garlic and cook for 1 min or until aromatic. Return chorizo to pan with wine or stock. Bring to a simmer. Add combined tomatoes. Remove from heat.
  3. Step 3

    Arrange the mussels in a single layer over the base of a casserole pan. Spoon over the tomato mixture. Cover and bake for 25-30 mins or until the mussels open (discard any unopened mussels). Sprinkle with dill.

Recipe tip

Serve with crusty bread.

Nutrition Information

Per Serve

Energy: 650kJ/156 Cals (7%)

Protein: 17g (34%)

Fat: 6g (9%)

Sat fat: 2g (8%)

Carb: 10g (3%)

Sugar: 6g (7%)

Fibre: 4g (13%)

Sodium: 367mg (18%)