Total:
17 min
Active:
5 min
Yield:
10 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients

  • 1/2 stick butter
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 shallots, finely diced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 pounds mussels
  • 2 cups white wine
  • 1 pinch saffron
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley leaves
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper

Directions

Heat the butter and olive oil in a large pot over medium heat. Add the shallots and garlic and cook until softened, about 4 minutes.

Add the mussels, wine, saffron, and parsley and season with salt and pepper, to taste. Give it a good stir, cover the pot, and cook until all the mussels open, about 8 to 10 minutes. Discard any mussels that have not opened. Transfer to a large bowl and serve with crusty bread.

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