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Grilled Oysters with Pesto Mingonette

Yields2 ServingsPrep Time15 minsCook Time5 minsTotal Time20 mins

Impress your Valentine's date with this grilled oysters with pesto mignonette recipe. It's quick, easy and full of delicious and savory flavors!

Grilled Oysters with Pesto Mingonette

 1 dozen large oysters, scrubbed
For the Mingionette Sauce:
 1 tbsp Colavita Pesto
 ¼ cup Colavita Prosecco White Wine Vinegar
 1 tbsp minced shallot
 ¼ tsp freshly ground black pepper
 For serving (optional): Rock (or very coarse) salt on a serving platter
First, prepare the Mingionette.

Stir the Colavita pesto, vinegar, shallot, and pepper in a small bowl. Whisk until well combined.

Grill the oysters:

Light your grill. Or heat up a large, rimmed grill or sauté pan.


Grill the oysters, flat side down, over high heat until they open, about 3 minutes. Close the lid of your girll while you do this, or place the lid on your grill/sauté pan.


Using tongs, remove the oysters from the grill or pan and place them on a platter.


Discard the flat top shell. You can use a knife to peel back the shell.


If you'd like, line a platter with rock salt. Place the oysters on the rock salt, being careful not to spill their juices.


Spoon the pesto Mingionette over the oysters, placing the extra sauce in a small bowl, and serve.

Nutrition Facts

Servings 2