White Wine Mussels

Skip the gym, get mussels!

Mussels cooked in white wine chicken broth served with crusty bread for dipping is a FANTASTIC date night meal or starter!

  • Prep: 10
  • Cook: 5-10 Mins
  • Portions: 4

Ingredients You'll Need

  • 4 lb. cleaned mussels
  • 1 tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 onion, sliced
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 sprigs fresh thyme
  • pinch of red pepper flakes
  • 1 cup dry white wine
  • 1/2 cup low sodium chicken broth
  • 1/2 cup flat leaf parsley, roughly chopped
  • Crusty bread, for serving


  1. Heat oil in a large pot
  2. Add the onion, garlic, thyme and red pepper flakes for 3 minutes
  3. Add the mussels and toss to coat
  4. Add the wine and chicken broth and simmer, covered, for 3 minutes
  5. Toss with parsley and cook, covered until the mussels open
  6. Serve with crusty bread

Discussion 3 comments

R Evans says:

you forgot to mention the garlic in the ingredients list

Meridian Meats says:

Hi There,

Thank you for letting us know about our mistake. We have added garlic to the ingredients. Hope you enjoy the recipe 🙂

A Gray says:

I would also add that it’s important to discard any mussels that are open before cooking, just in case of bacteria. Better safe than sorry.

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