One-Bowl Mussel Spaghetti

One-Bowl Mussel Spaghetti

I absolutely love this recipe – not only because it uses mussels, one of my favourite ingredients, but because the entire thing, start to finish, is done in the thermo in under 30 minutes! No pots, pans or stovetop required. To my mind, mussels are the ultimate modern protein source – sustainable, ethical, locally produced, require no feed inputs as they filter food from the surrounding water, cheap, quick to cook and of course they are really tasty! I believe I could make a mussel convert out of anyone, and this recipe is no exception – creamy garlicky spaghetti, flavoursome mussels, chives and a kick of chilli if you want it!

Serves 4

+ quick fix


Brown onion, peeled and halved
Garlic cloves, peeled
Olive oil
White wine or cider
Pouring cream
Stock concentrate
Fine salt
Mussels, scrubbed and debearded
Spaghetti, broken in half
Black kale, spines removed, leaves very finely chopped
Chives, finely chopped
Chilli flakes, to serve (optional)


This recipe can be found on page 181 of our brilliant thermo cookbook Thermo Cooker Fresh Favourites. If you don't already have this one in your collection, you can check it out here...



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