Cozze Ripiene alla Viareggina: Viareggio-Style Stuffed Mussels

Francine Segan | Sat, 02/04/2023 - 10:11
Stuffed mussels from Viareggio
Stuffed mussels
Difficulty Level
Cooking Time
30 minutes

This intriguingly delicious main course from Tuscany is a unique pairing of mussels with a meat mixture stuffing. This is one of the many classic fish dishes of Viareggio, a seaside area in Tuscany’s northern Riviera. Besides fabulous seafood, the city is renowned for its lively Carnevale, which this year celebrates its 150th anniversary, and a lovely museum dedicated to the festivities.

One of the first written recipes for this dish dates back to the 16th century and is a

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