Mussels in White Wine Sauce

November/December 2018 Dig In the Big Y Magazine
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Mussels in White Wine Sauce
Serving: Serves 4
Prep Time: 20 Minutes
Cook Time: Cook 16 Minutes
Mussels in White Wine Sauce
Recipe By: Logo Site

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2 Tbsp. Big Y butter

2 Tbsp. Olive oil

1 cup shallots, chopped

6 garlic cloves, chopped

1 cup Chardonnay

½ cup clam juice

-sea salt and fresh ground pepper to taste

3 lb. mussels, cleaned and debearded

¼ cup fresh parsley, minced if desired


In a large non-aluminum pot over medium-high heat, add butter and oil. Once butter has melted, add shallots and cook for 5 minutes, being careful not to burn them. Add garlic and cook for 3 minutes. Add wine, clam juice and salt and pepper to taste and bring to a boil. Add mussels, gently stir and cover the pot. Reduce heat to medium and cook for 8 minutes, checking pot occasionally to make sure mussels don’t burn on the bottom, or until mussels open; discard any that did not. Pour mussels and liquid in a large serving bowl, garnish with parsley if desired and serve immediately.

Nutrition facts:

Nutrition Information Per Serving Calories: 434 (Calories from Fat: 126); Total Fat: 14g (Saturated Fat: 4g); Protein: 42g; Total Carbohydrates: 22g (Dietary Fiber: 2g; Sugars: 4g); Cholesterol: 103mg; Sodium: 1,066mg
Prep Time: 10 Minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Prep Time: 20 Minutes
Cook Time: 23 to 27 Minutes