Creamy Mussels Recipe

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Mary Baker Modified: March 23, 2022
Creamy Mussels Recipe

How To Make Creamy Mussels

Seafood lovers are going to love this deliciously savory mussels recipe! It’s cooked in delicious cream and wine for a more hearty plate.

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 10 minutes
Total: 20 minutes



  • ½oniondiced
  • 1bay leaf
  • 1garlic clovechopped
  • 2tbspcarrotfinely chopped
  • cupfish stock
  • cupdry white wine
  • 4lbsfresh musselsscrubbed and debearded
  • cupheavy cream
  • Salt and pepperto taste


  1. In a large saucepan, combine the onion, bay leaf, garlic, carrot, fish stock, and wine.

  2. Bring to a boil, and cook for 5 minutes.

  3. Add the mussels to the boiling mixture, cover, and cook over high heat for 5 minutes, until the mussels open.

  4. Shake the pan occasionally to cook evenly.

  5. When the mussels have opened, remove them with a slotted spoon and set aside.

  6. Remove the bay leaf from the broth, and stir in the heavy cream. Heat through, but do not boil.

  7. Taste, and season with salt and pepper.

  8. Place the mussels into serving dishes, and spoon the broth over them.

  9. Serve, and enjoy!


  • Calories: 579.23kcal
  • Fat: 25.25g
  • Saturated Fat: 11.18g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 6.65g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 3.38g
  • Carbohydrates: 22.20g
  • Fiber: 0.88g
  • Sugar: 2.35g
  • Protein: 56.15g
  • Cholesterol: 181.74mg
  • Sodium: 1380.39mg
  • Calcium: 163.80mg
  • Potassium: 1628.01mg
  • Iron: 18.33mg
  • Vitamin A: 415.87µg
  • Vitamin C: 38.26mg
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