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Steamed Mussels in Garlic and Shallots

Yield 2 servings (serving size: 6 mussels and 1/3 cup sauce)

Ingredients

  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1/3 cup minced shallots
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 cup Riesling or other slightly sweet white wine
  • 12 mussels (about 8 ounces), scrubbed and debearded
  • 2 teaspoons chopped fresh thyme

Nutrition Information

  • calories 132
  • caloriesfromfat 30 %
  • fat 4.4 g
  • satfat 0.7 g
  • monofat 2.2 g
  • polyfat 0.8 g
  • protein 12.5 g
  • carbohydrate 10.7 g
  • fiber 0.3 g
  • cholesterol 27 mg
  • iron 4.2 mg
  • sodium 189 mg
  • calcium 43 mg

How to Make It

  1. Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add shallots and garlic; sauté 3 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add wine, and bring to a simmer. Add mussels; cover and cook 6 minutes or until shells open. Discard any unopened shells. Divide evenly between 2 shallow dishes, and sprinkle with thyme.