Greek Mussels Recipe

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Recipes.net Team Published April 1, 2020
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Garnish with plenty of lemon and serve with a good crusty bread.

How To Make Greek Mussels

Steamed mussels with a white wine and Greek yogurt sauce.

  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 4 shallots (thinly sliced)
  • 2 lbs mussels (cleaned and debearded)
  • ½ cup dry white wine
  • 1 cup Italian leaf parsley (finely chopped )
  • 1 cup goats plain milk yogurt
  1. In a large pot, over medium heat, sweat the shallots in olive oil until translucent.
  2. Raise the heat to high and add all of the mussels; cover and cook for 3 to 5 minute or until all of the mussels have opened.

  3. Take off the heat and transfer the mussels to a serving dish, leaving the liquid in the pot.

  4. Return the pot to the heat and add the wine and parsley to the liquid.
  5. Bring to a boil and reduce by ⅓.

  6. Take the pot off the heat and stir in the yogurt.
  7. Mix thoroughly.
  8. Pour the sauce over the mussels.

How To Make Greek Mussels

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Steamed mussels with a white wine and Greek yogurt sauce.

Preparation Time: 15 mins
Cooking Time: 5 mins
Total Time: 20 mins
Serves:
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Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 4 shallots, thinly sliced
  • 2 lbs mussels, cleaned and debearded
  • ½ cup dry white wine
  • 1 cup Italian leaf parsley, finely chopped
  • 1 cup goats plain milk yogurt

Instructions

  1. In a large pot, over medium heat, sweat the shallots in olive oil until translucent.
  2. Raise the heat to high and add all of the mussels; cover and cook for 3 to 5 minute or until all of the mussels have opened.

  3. Take off the heat and transfer the mussels to a serving dish, leaving the liquid in the pot.

  4. Return the pot to the heat and add the wine and parsley to the liquid.
  5. Bring to a boil and reduce by ⅓.

  6. Take the pot off the heat and stir in the yogurt.
  7. Mix thoroughly.
  8. Pour the sauce over the mussels.
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Nutrition

  • Calcium: 166mg
  • Calories: 313kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 17g
  • Cholesterol: 71mg
  • Fat: 11g
  • Fiber: 1g
  • Iron: 10mg
  • Potassium: 1009mg
  • Protein: 30g
  • Saturated Fat: 3g
  • Sodium: 690mg
  • Sugar: 5g
  • Vitamin A: 1687IU
  • Vitamin C: 40mg
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