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Smoked Pacific Blue Mussels

Smoked Pacific Blue Mussels


2.75 oz cans, from Washington State | Product #CSM103

Enjoy these scrumptious treats right out of the can, or perhaps with a little cheese on a cracker with a sprig of dill.

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Number of Cans

Features

  • GMO-free
  • Gluten-free
  • Sustainably harvested
  • Added ingredients are certified organic (except salt and citric acid)
  • Product of USA (WA)

Please Note: Despite great care, shell fragments may infrequently occur.


Our smoked Pacific Blue mussels (Mytilus trossulus) are the sweetest and meatiest you’ll ever taste.

We’ve tweaked the flavor until it’s just right – not too salty or smoky – and added select organic seasonings.

These scrumptious treats can be enjoyed right out of the can, with a little cheese and dill on a cracker, or in pasta dishes, seafood stews, or a straight smoked-mussel chowder. Delish!

Average Ratings: 4.5


"Delicious Alone or on crackers" Colleen Mason on 09/12/2020 11:35 Review: I've never had smoked mussels so I wasn't sure if I'd like. They remind me of smoked oysters which I love. I would recommend these for any fish lover.

"Pacific Blue Smoked Mussels" Deborah H-W on 07/31/2020 17:28 Review: These mussels were mushy and terrible! - We are sorry to hear your disappointment in this product. Our team will reach out to your regarding this review. Thank you!

"The Best" BellaMia on 07/21/2020 16:33 Review: I am a person with allergies always looking for foods that are healthy and avoid any ingredients I’m allergic to. The Mussels are so delicious and tender they are a true treat for me. Personally I believe these are the best tasting mussels I’ve ever had. Thank You Vital Choice these are over the top fantastic!

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Ingredients:

Pacific Blue mussels, Organic onion powder, Organic garlic powder, Organic high-oleic sunflower oil, Organic brown sugar, Sea salt, Citric acid, Natural wood smoke


Nutrition Facts
Canned Smoked Mussels, 2.75 oz. (78g)
Serving Size 1 can, 2.75 oz. (78g)
Number of servings: 1

Amount Per Serving
Calories 110 Calories from Fat 35

% Daily Value*
Total Fat 4 6%
Saturated Fat .5g 3%
Trans Fat 0g 0%
Cholesterol 66mg 22%
Sodium 436mg 18%
Total Carbohydrate 2g 1%
Dietary Fiber 0g 0%
Sugars 0g
Protein 16g

Vitamin A 6% • Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 3% • Iron 22%
Total omega-3 fatty acids: 1080mg
EPA: 628mg
DHA: 400mg

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
Smoked Mussel and Mushroom Linguini
Serves two
 
2 cans Smoked Mussels, drained
2 strips bacon, chopped into pieces (pork, turkey, or salmon)
1/2 cup mushrooms (e.g., crimini, chanterelle, shittake)
3 cloves garlic
Heavy cream or half-and-half
1 fresh tomato, diced
Linguini for two
  1. Saute the bacon and garlic until nearly done.
  2. Add the mushrooms and saute for a minute more.
  3. Add the mussels and cream to taste (go easy).
  4. Add the tomato, saute for another minute, and set pan aside.
  5. Cook the linguini al dente (with dried herbs if you like; e.g., tarragon, thyme, basil, sage, oregano)
  6. Reheat the pan contents, and spoon over each serving of pasta.
Smoked Mussels and Lentils
Accompany this dish with a salad and a toasted (oiled or buttered) baguette.
Serves two
 
1 can Smoked Mussels, drained
1/2 cup finely diced onions
1/2 cup finely diced red pepper
1 can lentils (15 oz), drained (or an equivalent amount of cooked lentils)
1 can diced tomatoes, drained
1 tsp chopped fresh thyme
Freshly cracked pepper, to taste
Juice of 1 lemon
Chopped Italian parsley, for garnish
  1. In a large nonstick frying pan over medium-high heat add the olive oil, onions, and peppers, and sauté for 5 to 8 minutes or until the onions are transluscent.
  2. Reduce heat to medium-low. Add the lentils, tomatoes, mussels, and thyme and sauté for 4 to 6 minutes, stirring constantly.
  3. Season with pepper and lemon juice, garnish with fresh parsley.

Storage

Our Smoked Mussels will keep for up to 5 years if kept in a cool place.

Serving ideas

  • Add to a simple salad or antipasto.
  • Serve on pizza with a caponata base.
  • Add to a puttanesca sauce with tomatoes, capers and basil.
  • Serve with crackers or as a topping for toasted bread (bruschetta), with diced tomatoes, basil, and grated Parmesan or Romano cheese.

To moderate the taste and add lusciouness and healthful antioxidants, drain the mussels well and toss with organic extra virgin olive oil (you can also add a touch of dried herbs, such as oregano, tarragon, sage, or thyme).

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