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Moule Marinière Recipe

Moules marinière

Published: February 8, 2018 at 5:31 pm
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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Total time
  • Easy
  • Serves 4

Check out this easy recipe for moules marinière (mussels in white wine sauce). This classic French recipe is a great way to impress the family in no time at all - ready on the table in 30 minutes. Plus. it's low in calories, too

  • Gluten free
Nutrition:
HighlightNutrientUnit
low inkcal485
fat33.9g
saturates19.6g
carbs3.5g
sugars2.8g
fibre2.4g
protein26.9g
salt1.6g
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*This recipe is gluten-free according to industry standards

Ingredients

  • 50g butter
  • 1 clove garlic, chopped
  • 2 medium leeks, white parts cut in half lengthways and sliced (keep the greens for soup or stock)
  • 300ml dry white wine
  • 2kg mussels, cleaned
  • 150ml double cream
  • handful flat-leaf parsley, chopped to serve

Method

  • STEP 1

    Heat the butter in a wide, shallow, lidded pan. Add the garlic and leeks, and cook until softened. Add the wine and let it bubble up, then throw in the mussels and cover.

  • STEP 2

    Shake the pan for 2-3 minutes or until all the mussels have opened (discard any that don’t).

  • STEP 3

    Pour in the cream and season, then keep cooking for a minute. Serve sprinkled with chopped parsley.

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