Steamed Mussels in Garlic and Shallots



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

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Nutritional 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


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


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.