This is one of Julia Child’s best dishes! We steam fresh mussels in a savory mixture of butter, garlic and white wine. Serve diving mussels recipe with a slice of French bread.
How To Make Mussels With White Wine Sauce
Fresh mussels are steamed until cooked and flavored with a garlic butter aroma made more exquisite with white wine.
- In a large stock pot, warm butter over medium heat.
- Add in garlic, crushed red pepper and lemon zest.
- Cook for 1 minute.
- Add wine and ground pepper to pot.
Bring mixture to a boil.
Add mussels and cover.
- Boil mussels for 1 minute.
Stir mussels and boil for 2 minutes.
Add parsley to pot.
Cover and boil for an additional 3 minutes or until shells begin to open.
- Discard any mussels that do not open. Serve warm.
- Sugar: 2g
- Calcium: 74mg
- Calories: 267kcal
- Carbohydrates: 12g
- Cholesterol: 32mg
- Fat: 8g
- Fiber: 1g
- Iron: 6mg
- Potassium: 588mg
- Protein: 15g
- Saturated Fat: 2g
- Sodium: 416mg
- Vitamin A: 1773IU
- Vitamin C: 44mg
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Baked mussels is a dish that you should try if you love seafood. Melted cheese provides a great contrast to the briny shellfish.