Steamed Garlic Basil Mussels

By Vitachef Content  ,   ,

July 11, 2016

  • Prep: 2 mins
  • Cook: 4 mins
  • Yields: 3-4 Servings


3 lb mussels

3 tbsp chopped garlic

Juice of a ½ lemon

½ c. white wine (Chablis or Pinot Noir)

2 oz fresh basil chopped

3 tbsp butter (optional)


1Preheat skillet to 350 F.

2Add mussels, garlic, lemon, wine and cover.

3Skillet steam mussels until they open approximately 3 minutes.

4Add basil, butter and stir.

5Discard any unopened mussels.

6Serve in a large bowl with a baguette or Italian bread.

Temperature: 350ºF


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