Smoked Mussels and Lentils

Meal Type: Mains

Smoked Mussels and Lentils are a quick and easy nutritional powerhouse! Serve with bread or a side of rice for a well-rounded meal.

Ingredients

  • 1 can (85g) Ocean’s Smoked Mussels, drained
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • ½ cup onions, finely diced
  • ½ cup red pepper, finely diced
  • 1 can (14oz) lentils, drained
  • 1 can (14oz) diced tomatoes, drained
  • 1 tsp fresh thyme, chopped
  • freshly cracked pepper and salt to taste
  • 1 lemon, juiced
  • Chopped Italian parsley for garnish

Directions

  1. Heat oil over medium-high heat in a large frying pan. Add onions and peppers and sauté for 1-2 minutes.
  2. Add lentils, tomatoes, mussels and thyme; sauté for 4-6 minutes, stirring gently to not break up the mussels.
  3. Season with pepper, salt and lemon juice to taste. Garnish with fresh parsley.
  4. Serve with a green salad or hearty bread.

Tips and Tricks

Substitute fresh basil for the thyme or add roasted garlic.

Try fresh tomatoes instead of canned when they’re in season.