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Classic French Mussels

Mussels Gratin

Grilled Shrimp + Basil Pesto

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Classic French Mussels

Recipe provided by Chef Crusco Catering in Austin, Texas Ingredients 3 shallots – finely minced 2 tbsps. EVOO 2 tbs. unsalted butter 2 lbs. PEI Mussels – well picked, scrubbed, purged & debearded 1 bay leaf 1 cup dry white wine 2 tbsps. Italian Parsley – finely chopped 2 tbsps. Fresh Basil – finely chopped […]

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Mussels Gratin

Recipe provided by Chef Crusco Catering in Austin, Texas Ingredients 2 lbs. PEI Mussels (about 40-50 mussels) – Check for any cracks 3 cloves of garlic – 2 finely minced, 1 smashed in husk ½ cup EVOO 1/3 cup Homemade or Panko breadcrumbs 1/3 cup Manchego Cheese – grated 2-3 tbsps. parsley – finely chopped Parsley leaves – for garnish 2 lemons – for […]

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Grilled Shrimp + Basil Pesto

Recipe provided by Chef Crusco Catering in Austin, Texas Ingredients: 2 large bunches – fresh basil (plus 6 leaves for garnish) 2 tbsps. Pine nuts (or almonds) – toasted 1 Garlic clove – peeled 1/2 cup EVOO 1/4 cup Pecorino Romano – grated 10-12 oz. Fettuccine, Bucatini, or Spaghetti – your choice Kosher Salt & […]

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Scallops & Gazpacho

Recipe provided by Chef Crusco Catering in Austin, Texas Ingredients (serves 4) Gazpacho Recipe – provided by Chef Crusco 1 small shallot – finely minced and shocked in cold water 1 yellow or orange pepper – finely minced 2 vine ripe tomatoes – finely minced 1 small cucumber – peeled and finely mince 2-3 tsbps. Spanish […]

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Cioppino ~ Seafood Stew

Recipe provided by Chef Crusco Catering in Austin, Texas Ingredients (serves 8) 3 tbsps. extra-virgin olive oil 4 tbsps. unsalted butter 2 Yellow Onions – coarsely chopped 2 Fennel Bulbs – coarsely chopped (save fennel fronds for garnish) 6 garlic cloves – roughly chopped 3 tsps. pimenton (smoked paprika) 2 tbsps. tomato paste 1 tsp. dried […]

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