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Mussels in White Wine Sauce recipe

Mussels in White Wine Sauce Recipe

A sumptuous and fragrant recipe featuring mussels steamed in a delightful white wine sauce, perfect for any seafood lover.





  • Step 1.

    Clean the mussels under cold water, removing any beards and discarding any that remain open when tapped.
  • Step 2.

    In a large pot, melt butter over medium heat. Add chopped shallots and minced garlic, cooking until softened, about 2 minutes.
  • Step 3.

    Pour in white wine and bring to a simmer. Add the cleaned mussels, cover the pot, and let them steam for about 5-7 minutes, until the mussels have opened. Discard any that do not open.
  • Step 4.

    Using a slotted spoon, transfer the mussels to a serving dish, leaving the sauce in the pot.
  • Step 5.

    Stir fresh cream into the sauce and simmer for 3 minutes. Season with chopped fresh parsley, salt, and pepper to taste.
  • Step 6.

    Pour the sauce over the mussels and garnish with additional parsley.
  • Step 7.

    Serve immediately with crusty bread for dipping.


  1. 1 kgMussels

  2. 2 tbspUnsalted butter

  3. 2 Shallots, finely chopped

  4. 2 Garlic cloves, minced

  5. 250 mlDry white wine

  6. 120 mlFresh cream

  7. 3 tbspFresh parsley, chopped

  8. 1 tspSalt

  9. 1 tspPepper

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