Recipe courtesy of Sara Moulton

White Wine Steamed Mussels

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  • Total: 17 min
  • Prep: 5 min
  • Cook: 12 min
  • Yield: 4 servings
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2/3 cup shallots

3 pounds mussels, cleaned and scrubbed

2 cups white wine (1/2 bottle)

1 cup chopped tomatoes


  1. In a large pan, heat olive oil. Add shallots and cook until translucent, about 3 minutes. Add mussels and white wine. Cover and steam the mussels until they open, about 5 to 7 minutes. Stir in tomatoes. Remove from heat. Serve with crusty bread.