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Mussels mariniere

Recipe Information

Servings 2
Preparation Time 10 Minutes
Cook Time 12-15 Minutes
Total Time 22-25 Minutes
Difficulty Easy
Main Ingredient Mussels
Category Seafood
Meal Lunch; Dinner
Type Appetizer; Main Dish; Side Dish
Cook Method Boiling; Stove Top
Diet Low Calorie; Low Fat; Low Carb; Heart Healthy; High Protein


  • 1 1/2 pounds mussels, scrubbed and debearded

  • 1 cup dry white wine 

  • 1/3 cup shallots or red onion, chopped

  • 1 clove garlic, minced

  • 3 tablespoons fresh flat-leaf (Italian) parsley, chopped



  • Add the mussels, wine, shallots, and garlic to a pan and bring to a boil. Decrease the heat to medium and cook (covered) for 5 minutes or until all the mussels have opened.

  • Remove the mussels and discard any that did not open. Increase the heat to high and reduce the wine mixture for 2-3 minutes.

  • Serve the mussels with the reduced wine mixture and parsley.


Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories: 259 cal

  • Fat: 5g

  • Saturated fat: 1g

  • Monounsaturated fat: 1g

  • Cholesterol: 64mg

  • Sodium: 661mg

  • Potassium: 945mg

  • Carbohydrate: 15g

  • Fiber: 0g

  • Protein: 28g

  • Calcium: 90mg