Mussels In Garlic Butter

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"This is a very quick and simple recipe for Mussels. I am not a seafood eater myself but the family do enjoy these."

Original recipe yields 20 servings


  • Serving Size: 1 (72.7 g)
  • Calories 91.5
  • Total Fat - 6.2 g
  • Saturated Fat - 3.4 g
  • Cholesterol - 27.4 mg
  • Sodium - 218.9 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 2.2 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 0.1 g
  • Sugars - 0 g
  • Protein - 6.1 g
  • Calcium - 18.4 mg
  • Iron - 2.1 mg
  • Vitamin C - 6.3 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.1 mg

Step by Step Method

Step 1

Cream the butter with the garlic and parsley in a bowl and set aside.

Step 2

Place the mussels in a saucepan with the remaining ingredients, bring to boil and simmer for 3 minutes or until the mussels open.

Step 3

Detach the lid from the base and place the mussels still sitting in their shells on a baking sheet.

Step 4

Dot generously with the garlic butter and grill until the butter has melted.

Step 5

Serve the mussels on their own or in the wine broth.

Tips & Variations

No special items needed.

2 Reviews

Seaside Helene

We love mussels and eat them often. This looked too good to pass up. I am happy we tried them. I made as written except no bay leaf. Didn't make a difference to us. Very good!


review by:
(30 Jun 2020)


Loved this though did not serve the broth as I found it very salty but the mussels were fantastic and had about a 1/3 of the butter left over and my kilogram of mussels yielded 40 mussels most very plump and every so delicious, thank you Tisme made for Alphabet Soup tag game.


review by:
(6 Jun 2016)