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Steamed Mussels With Garlic and White Wine

I LOVE MUSSELS!! They are so quick and easy to cook and most of all packed full of flavor! With this recipe only 5 ingredients are need and it is a quick and easy dinner. The garlic and white wine gives it a great depth of flavor and makes a great broth.
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
0 mins
Total Time 15 mins
Course Dinner, entre, Main Course
Cuisine Mediterranean
Servings 4 people
Calories 200 kcal


  • Large sauce pan


  • 1 ½ lbs Mussels wash thoroughly
  • 5 Cloves Garlic
  • ½ Cup White Wine I like using Sauvignon Blanc
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • Parsley Optional


  • In a large pan melt butter over medium heat
  • When butter is melted add minced garlic ( drop temperature to low setting to prevent garlic from burning)
  • Sautee garlic until it is soften ( about 2-3 minutes)
  • Add a pinch of salt and pepper
  • Raise temperature back to medium heat. Add mussels then white wine, cover will lid for about 5-10 minutes or until mussels open
  • After mussels open add parsley ( optional) then serve
Keyword easy recipe, Mussels, Mussels with white wine sauce, Seafood, shellfish