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Steamed Mussels In Wine Sauce

The steamed mussels in wine sauce is an elegant dish that can be prepared for parties. If you are apprehensive about cooking mussels, try this recipe and you will not be dissapointed. Flavored with peppercorns, parsley, garlic and cooked along with celery and onions, I often prepare these steamed mussels in white wine sauce as a party dish.
  Mussels 2 Pound
  Onion 1 Large, minced
  Celery stalks 1 Large, minced
  Peppercorns 4
  Dry white wine 3 Cup (48 tbs)
  Butter 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (At Room Temperature)
  Flour 1 Tablespoon
  Vinegar 1 Teaspoon
  Chopped parsley 1 Tablespoon
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm)
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste

Scrub mussels well with a vegetable brush and rinse.
Put into a kettle with onion, celery, peppercorns, and white wine.
Cover and steam until they open, discarding any that are unopened.
Put mussels onto a deep platter.
Cover and keep warm.
Strain liquid and simmer.
Mix butter and flour together in a small bowl; stir into hot liquid.
Add vinegar, parsley, garlic, salt, and pepper; continue to simmer until liquid is reduced by half.
To serve, pour sauce over mussels

Recipe Summary

Main Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1979 Calories from Fat 591

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 67 g102.6%

Saturated Fat 33 g164.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 375 mg125%

Sodium 3106.5 mg129.4%

Total Carbohydrates 98 g32.7%

Dietary Fiber 7.4 g29.5%

Sugars 21.6 g

Protein 115 g230.3%

Vitamin A 88.3% Vitamin C 198.6%

Calcium 44.4% Iron 223.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Steamed Mussels In Wine Sauce Recipe