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The butter, white wine and garlic in this recipe bring out the mussels’ rich flavor. Don’t forget the baguette for that extra French touch!

This recipe is part of our Smarter Party Platters recipe collection.

Recipe Ingredients

2 tbsp Smart Balance® Blended Butter Sticks, room temperature
4 cloves garlic, minced
2 lb live mussels, washed and debearded
1/3 cup white wine
1/4 cup fresh parsley, minced
salt and pepper, to taste

Optional for serving:
Sliced whole wheat French baguette for serving

Recipe Steps

In a large pot, melt the Smart Balance® Blended Butter Sticks over medium-low heat. Add the garlic and sauté until golden. Add the white wine and cook 3 to 4 minutes.

Add the mussels and half of the parsley; give everything a good toss, increase the heat to medium-high and cover the pot.

Cook for about 10 minutes, or until the mussels open. Stir occasionally so that all the mussels are in contact with the heat. Season with salt and pepper. Sprinkle with the parsley and serve immediately.

Nutrition Facts

Makes 3 servings. 3 ounces per serving.

 

Nutrition Per Serving:
Calories 182 kcal
Fat 10 g
Saturated Fat 3 g
Trans Fatty Acid 0 g
Poly Fat 2 g
Mono Fat 3 g
Cholesterol 42 mg
Sodium 395 mg
Carbohydrates 6 g
Dietary Fiber 0 g
Total Sugars 0 g
Protein 14 g