Fresh Tomato Mussels


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How to Make Fresh Mussels in a Flavourful and Spicy Tomato Sauce?

There is nothing better than sharing a family recipe that everyone should try. This recipe from start to finish takes only 15 minutes – hard to believe but true. Use Australian Black Mussels for the plump, unsurpassed flavour. Who wouldn’t want a bowel of delicious and satisfying mussels that will be a family favourite on the dinner table.

Mussels can be done a huge number of ways – garlic mussels, creamy garlic mussels, chilli mussels, smoked mussels, mussels in white wine and numerous other ways.

Why not shop Fresh Black Mussels today to make your own mussels at home – browse on our website at Manettas Seafood Market – simply enter your suburb and you will see hundreds of products available in your area



  • ½ tsp dried Chilli Flakes
  • 1tsp Olive Oil
  • ½ Onion finely chopped
  • ½ tin chopped Tomatoes
  • 1 Garlic Clove finely chopped
  • Pepper
  • 1 tsp Parsley chopped
  • 500g Black Mussels, cleaned and beards removed
  • 3 tbsp dry white wine
  • Crusty bread to serve – optional






Step 1

Heat the oil in a frying pan, adding onion and garlic. Fry until translucent.

Step 2

Add chilli, tomatoes and pepper and stir.

Step 3

Turn the heat up to high and add the mussels and wine. Cover with a lid. 
Stir the mussels after 2-3 mins with the sauce and put the lid back on.

Step 4

Once the mussels are all fully open, stir in the chopped parsley.

Serve in a big bowl with some crusty bread.


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