Mediterranean Mussels In Creamy Wine & Thyme Sauce
October 04, 2015
"A Tasty Mussel treat"
- Serving Size: 1 (349.4 g)
- Calories 334.1
- Total Fat - 11.7 g
- Saturated Fat - 4.9 g
- Cholesterol - 86.1 mg
- Sodium - 773.2 mg
- Total Carbohydrate - 14.2 g
- Dietary Fiber - 0.5 g
- Sugars - 1.8 g
- Protein - 30.3 g
- Calcium - 82.8 mg
- Iron - 10.1 mg
- Vitamin C - 22.7 mg
- Thiamin - 0.4 mg
Clean the mussels with a soft brush or a bit of the green scrubbing cloth, removing any dirt, barnacles and the beard. Remember the beard;
Discard any open, damaged or those which do not close when tapped;
Place in a bowl, cover with water and soak for an hour or so, changing water during process;
Place the butter in a large pan, add the onion and garlic and for sauté 1 minute or so.
Add the wine and bring to the boil;
Lower the heat, add the thyme, place a lid on the pan and cook for some 3 to 4 minutes or so until the mussels begin to open;
Stirring continuously, add the crème fraiche or cream, parsley and season to taste with salt and pepper;
Heat through ensuring the mussels open; Discard any that remain closed;
Place pan on table with warm bowls and bread, spoon in the mussels, pour sauce over them and eat.
Tips & Variations
No special items needed.