Steamed Mussels

It is very important that the mussels are well scrubbed and debearded. Ask your fishmonger to do it for you.

Serves: 4Hands-on: 10 minutesTotal: 20 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 1 shallot
  • 1 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 2 lbs. mussels, scrubbed and debearded
  • ½ cup white wine
  • 2 Tbsp. chopped parsley

Directions

  • Mince the shallot and sauté it in the olive oil over medium-high heat in a large pot.
  • Add the mussels all at once, then the wine, and cover with a lid.
  • Turn the heat to high and let the mussels steam for 10 minutes.
  • Remove the pot from the heat and discard any unopened mussels.
  • Transfer the mussels to four soup plates and strain the liquid. Pour the strained liquid into the bowls and sprinkle the parsley over the mussels. Serve hot.

Recipe Information

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 1 shallot
  • 1 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 2 lbs. mussels, scrubbed and debearded
  • ½ cup white wine
  • 2 Tbsp. chopped parsley

Directions

  • Mince the shallot and sauté it in the olive oil over medium-high heat in a large pot.
  • Add the mussels all at once, then the wine, and cover with a lid.
  • Turn the heat to high and let the mussels steam for 10 minutes.
  • Remove the pot from the heat and discard any unopened mussels.
  • Transfer the mussels to four soup plates and strain the liquid. Pour the strained liquid into the bowls and sprinkle the parsley over the mussels. Serve hot.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories160
Total Fat6g
Saturated Fat0.5g
Cholesterol30mg
Sodium320mg
Total Carbohydrate6g
Dietary Fiber0g
Sugars1g
Protein14g