Traditional recipes

Mussels Buzara

Buzara is Croatian way of cooking mussels with only few simple ingredients. This easy mussels recipe is popular along the Dalmatian coast.


2 kg mussels, cleaned
– 100-200 ml olive oil
– 4 cloves garlic, chopped
– 100-200 ml white wine
– parsley, chopped
– breadcrumbs
– pepper

Heat olive oil in a large black enamel pot.
2. Sauté garlic.
3. Add mussels and cook for a couple of minutes.
4. Season with pepper.
5. Add wine.
6. Boil slowly for about 10 minutes.
7. Add parsley.
8. If sauce is too thin, thicken it with breadcrumbs.