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Steamed Mussels Recipe

Steamed Mussels Recipe

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  • Fish
  • One Pot/Pan
Cuisine:

Quick, fresh and simple.

  • 10
  • Serves 2
  • Easy

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These Steamed Mussels are cooked in a creamy vegetable stock and served with fresh lemon wedges in less than 10 minutes! 

Steamed Mussels Recipe

The mussels are steamed right on the stove in a medium saucepan.

And can be enjoyed as an appetizer or as the main course!

I just love making mussels at home, it is much cheaper than ordering at the restaurants too!

And really in this time in history who really wants to dine in anyway?

I don’t. I mean I do. But i prefer not to catch the virus that is lurking (eeeekkkk)

Back to the food, awww mussels. 

Aren’t they amazing!

Steamed Mussels Recipe

I just love seafood and mussels are defiantly one of those favorite seafoods that I love to cook with.

These mussels here are cooked in a basic red wine and tomato sauce that is sure to be a hit with those you love.

HOW TO COOK STEAMED MUSSELS RED WINE

  1. Start with fresh mussels and place them into a colander in the sink and rince them all under cold water, scrub with a vegetable brush to remove any dirt.
  2. Discard any with broken shells.
  3. In a large saucepan, heat your butter.
  4. Saute the onions, garlic and thyme.
  5. Add in the mussels and give them stir.
  6. Add white wine, chicken broth, lemon juice.
  7. Cover the pot and steam over medium-high for 5 minutes until the mussels open.
  8. Toss any mussels that do not open, as their not good to eat.
  9. Toss in the parsley and butter, recover the lid. Steaming for another minute.
  10. Serve with some crusty bread for dipping and enjoy!Steamed Mussels Recipe

Serve these mussels with some garlic toast or onto a bed of your favorite pasta.

Oh and don’t forget the fresh lemon it really helps enhance this dish.

Steamed Mussels Recipe

PASTAS THAT GOES WELL WITH MUSSELS

  • Penne pasta
  • Linguine
  • Fettuccini

Other recipes that could be served alongside or after this dish!

Cajun Garlic Scallop Pasta

 

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Steamed Mussels Recipe

Steamed Mussels Recipe

Yield: 2
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 pounds mussels
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 1 small onion, minced
  • 1 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 /2 tsp fresh thyme
  • 1/4 cup dry white wine
  • 1/2 lemon, juiced
  • 1/2 cup chicken broth, low-sodium
  • Parsley to garnish

Instructions

  1. Start with fresh mussels and place them into a colander in the sink and rince them all under cold water, scrub with a vegetable brush to remove any dirt.
  2. Discard any with broken shells.
  3. In a large saucepan, heat your butter.
  4. Saute the onions, garlic and thyme.
  5. Add in the mussels and give them stir.
  6. Add white wine, chicken broth, lemon juice.
  7. Cover the pot and steam over medium-high for 5 minutes until the mussels open.
  8. Toss any mussels that do not open, as their not good to eat.
  9. Toss in the parsley and butter, recover the lid. Steaming for another minute.
  10. Serve with some crusty bread for dipping and enjoy!
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 2 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 935Total Fat: 32gSaturated Fat: 11gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 14gCholesterol: 285mgSodium: 1787mgCarbohydrates: 40gFiber: 1gSugar: 2gProtein: 110g

These calculations are based off Nutritionix

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Jacqueline

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