Steamed Mussels in White Wine

Steamed Mussels in White Wine

2 reviews, 5 star(s). 100% would make again

Ready in 36 minutes

This is a wonderful old recipe that is fun for guests if you live in an area where you can go get them yourselves. Or just down to your local market.


1/3 cup WishBone Italian dressing
1/2 cup chopped shallots or onions
3 pounds mussels; well scrubbed
2/3 cup Dry white wine
1/2 cup chopped parsley
1/4 cup water
Generous dash crushed red pepper

Original recipe makes 6 Servings



In large saucepan or stockpot, heat Italian dressing and cook shallots over medium heat, stirring occasionally, 2 minutes or until tender. Add remaining ingredients. Bring to boil, then simmer covered 4 minutes or until mussel shells open. (Discard any unopened shells.) Serve, if desired, with Italian or French bread.

Makes about 3 main dish or 6 appitizer servings.

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Steamed Mussels with company is always great!

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erwilson 2y ago

Also terrific with Wishbone Rubusto Italian or Blended Italian Dressings. [I posted this recipe.]
1gardengirl 5y ago

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