Mussels In White Wine Recipe

Mussels In White Wine Recipe

How To Make Mussels In White Wine

Mussels in white wine combines ingredients that bring out the best of flavors. Wine removes the fishy taste and leave mussels a sweet and mild ocean flavor.




  • 2lbmussels
  • 3tbspunsalted butter
  • 1yellow onion,finely chopped
  • 3clovesgarlic,minced
  • 1tspred pepper flakes
  • kosher salt,to taste
  • 1cupWhite Wine
  • 1bunchparsley,fresh, finely chopped
  • bread,for serving


  1. To clean mussels, scrub them with a stiff brush under cold running water to remove any grit.

  2. Discard any mussels with cracked or broken shells, or that do not close.

  3. In a large lidded pot over medium-high heat, stir butter until melted.

  4. Add the onion and cook, stirring frequently, until it has softened and started to brown, 6-8 minutes.

  5. Add the garlic and cook for 30 seconds, stirring constantly.

  6. Add the red pepper flakes and season with salt. Stir to combine.

  7. Add the mussels and stir until completely coated. Add the white wine and stir.

  8. Put the lid on the pot and cook until the mussels have opened, 3 to 5 minutes.

  9. Discard any shells that don’t open after 5 minutes.

  10. Add the parsley and stir. Serve with bread.


  • Calories: 341.50kcal
  • Fat: 13.89g
  • Saturated Fat: 6.47g
  • Trans Fat: 0.35g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 3.44g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 1.73g
  • Carbohydrates: 14.65g
  • Fiber: 1.13g
  • Sugar: 2.12g
  • Protein: 28.07g
  • Cholesterol: 86.40mg
  • Sodium: 802.15mg
  • Calcium: 98.95mg
  • Potassium: 911.43mg
  • Iron: 10.17mg
  • Vitamin A: 247.41µg
  • Vitamin C: 41.17mg
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