Limoncello Mussels

Limoncello Mussels

Recipe Type Appetizer
Servings 1
Author Ventura Limoncello


  • 1/4 cup Ventura Limoncello Originale
  • 2 tbsp Olive Oil
  • 1 tsp Chopped Garlic
  • 1 tsp Chopped Shallots
  • 1 lb Prince Edward Islands Mussels
  • 2-3 Oven-dried Tomatoes or Sun-dried Tomatoes
  • 2-3 Sprigs Lemon-Thyme
  • 1 tbsp Salt
  • 1 cup Heavy Cream
  • 1 Baguette or French Bread


  1. Heat olive oil in hot sauté pan.

  2. Add garlic and shallots, cook slightly.

  3. Add mussels, tomatoes, lemon-thyme and season to taste with salt. 

  4. Stir to coat mussels with hot mixture.

  5. Add Limoncello and heavy cream.

  6. Cover and simmer 3-5 minutes until all mussels open.

  7. Uncover and taste, adjust with salt as needed. 

  8. Pour into serving bowl and serve with toasted baguette or French bread.

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