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Published Jul 10th
Prep 30m Cook 15m Additional - Ready In 45m
Servings 4 pounds Calories 249.8

The best New England-style mussels you will ever taste. Cooked in a wine broth and topped with a garlic butter. You’ll believe it when you eat it. Serve with thinly sliced garlic French bread toast.

Recipe Ingredients

  • 2 cups white wine
  • 2 shallots, finely chopped
  • 10 cloves garlic, minced, divided
  • 4 pounds mussels, cleaned and debearded
  • 1 ¼ sticks butter
  • ½ cup chopped Italian parsley
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon lemon zest

Cooking Directions

  1. 1 Mix wine, shallots, and 4 cloves garlic in a large saucepan over medium heat. Bring to a simmer. Add mussels. Cook until shells open, 10 to 15 minutes.
  2. 2 Discard any unopened mussels. Drain the rest and place in a bowl.
  3. 3 Melt butter in a pan; add remaining garlic and heat until fragrant, 30 seconds to 1 minute. Add parsley, lemon juice, and lemon zest. Pour over the steamed mussels.

Nutrition Facts

  • Calories 249.8
  • Carbohydrate 9.2 g
  • Cholesterol 68.7 mg
  • Fat 11.2 g
  • Fiber 0.2 g
  • Protein 21.5 g
  • Saturated Fat 5.3 g
  • Sodium 381.8 mg
  • Sugar 0.6 g

Reviews

  1. Was perfect - thank you for such an excellent recipe. They were all the rave and I took some of the credit
  2. Was good but not fantastic.
  3. Very yummy!
  4. Delicious easy to make
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