Pepperoni Rice-Stuffed Mussels with Lemon Aiolifrom Chefs Angie Rito & Scott Tacinelli Inspired by the flavors of Spanish paella with an Italian-American twist, mussels are stuffed with a pepperoni and tomato flavored rice to create a unique, handheld appetizer. Watch Scott and Angie prepare this dish in our Chefs. Home. Cooking. film series.