Greek-Style Mussel Salad

This high-protein salad will provide a luscious dining experience. Serve it on your terrace or patio with a soft breeze cooling your face, and feel like you’re in Greece.

Serves: 4Hands-on: 15 minutesTotal: 15 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 3 Tbsp. lemon juice
  • 1 Tbsp. grated lemon zest
  • ⅔ cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 Tbsp. chopped mint or 1 Tbsp. dried mint
  • 1 tsp. dried oregano
  • 2 cloves garlic, peeled and minced
  • 1 tsp. cracked coriander seeds
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • ½ tsp. ground black pepper
  • 1 large egg
  • 2 lbs. fresh mussels, steamed, drained, and shelled
  • 2 medium ripe tomatoes, cored and diced
  • ½ bunch green onions, chopped
  • 2 cups shredded romaine lettuce
  • 2 Tbsp. capers

Directions

  • Purée the lemon juice, lemon zest, olive oil, mint, oregano, garlic, coriander, salt, pepper, and egg in a blender. Pour them into a large bowl.
  • Stir in the mussels, tomatoes, and green onions. Chill or serve at room temperature over the greens with capers sprinkled on top.

Recipe Information

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 3 Tbsp. lemon juice
  • 1 Tbsp. grated lemon zest
  • ⅔ cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 Tbsp. chopped mint or 1 Tbsp. dried mint
  • 1 tsp. dried oregano
  • 2 cloves garlic, peeled and minced
  • 1 tsp. cracked coriander seeds
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • ½ tsp. ground black pepper
  • 1 large egg
  • 2 lbs. fresh mussels, steamed, drained, and shelled
  • 2 medium ripe tomatoes, cored and diced
  • ½ bunch green onions, chopped
  • 2 cups shredded romaine lettuce
  • 2 Tbsp. capers

Directions

  • Purée the lemon juice, lemon zest, olive oil, mint, oregano, garlic, coriander, salt, pepper, and egg in a blender. Pour them into a large bowl.
  • Stir in the mussels, tomatoes, and green onions. Chill or serve at room temperature over the greens with capers sprinkled on top.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories510
Total Fat39g
Saturated Fat6g
Cholesterol95mg
Sodium920mg
Total Carbohydrate12g
Dietary Fiber2g
Sugars2g
Protein24g