Native to the depths of the waters in New Zealand, the Greenshell Mussels are recognized for their superior meat yield and distinctive emerald tinged shell markings. The Greenshell mussels are the largest of the mussel family. The flesh, full of rich flavors, is a succulent creamy white to apricot color. Serve by sauteing, steaming, with pasta or as an appetizer. These Mussels are a superior choice for seafood.
Coleson’s Catch® Greenshell Mussels, found only in the pure, fresh waters of New Zealand are one of the top two eco-friendly seafood choices available in the world today. Greenshell Mussels get their name from the beautiful green colored band found around at the edges of their shells. Coleson’s Catch® Greenshell Mussels are sustainably farm-raised over an 18 month time period on a unique system of submerged ropes in USDA certified pure lake waters. Greenshell Mussels are recognized for their superior meat yield and are a certified superfood! Concentrated, powdered Greenshell Mussel supplements are a proven effective treatment for arthritis and childhood asthma. Coleson’s Catch® Greenshell Mussel Meat is high in long-chain Omega 3 fatty acids (680 mg. per serving), magnesium, and calcium and contain the most easily absorbable form of iron. Greenshell Mussel Meat is tender, plump, nicely sized mussels and are superbly suited to many cooking techniques. Male Greenshell Mussels are a creamy white while females are an orangy-apricot color. Coleson’s Catch® Greenshell Mussel Meat is now packaged in the Half Shell. Try broiling them in their shells with some garlic herb butter or making them part of a seafood stew-like Cioppino or Gumbo. For a very special evening with friends, make them escargot style with some toast points. For the best flavor, do not defrost Coleson’s Catch® Greenshell Mussel Meat before cooking. For other recipes, ideas click here. Enjoy!