The Best Moules Marinières (Sailor-Style Mussels) Recipe

The Best Moules Marinières (Sailor-Style Mussels) Recipe
13 Ingredients
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1 small leek, white and light green parts only, thinly sliced
  • 1 small shallot, thinly sliced
  • 4 medium cloves garlic, thinly sliced
  • 2 bay leaves
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 cup hard dry cider or white wine
  • 2 pounds mussels (see note above)
  • 2 to 3 tablespoons homemade mayonnaise (see note above), crème fraîche, or heavy cream (optional)
  • 1 tablespoon juice and 1 teaspoon grated zest from 1 lemon
  • 3 tablespoons minced fresh parsley leaves
  • Additional homemade mayonnaise for serving (optional, see note above)
  • 1 loaf rustic sourdough bread, thickly sliced, drizzled with olive oil, and broiled until heavily toasted
Nutrition
646
32% daily value
4 servings
                                       
                                           
     

Fat

21% 14

Saturated

26% 5

Trans

- 0

Monounsaturated

- 3

Polyunsaturated

- 3

Carbs

26% 79

Carbs (net)

- 75

Fiber

16% 4

Sugars

- 8

Sugars, added

- 0

Protein

82% 41

Cholesterol

26% 79

Sodium

58% 1382

Calcium

16% 160

Magnesium

32% 133

Potassium

22% 1023

Iron

82% 15

Zinc

46% 5

Phosphorus

87% 606

Vitamin A

21% 185

Vitamin C

31% 28

Thiamin (B1)

104% 1

Riboflavin (B2)

78% 1

Niacin (B3)

60% 10

Vitamin B6

30% 0

Folate equivalent (total)

80% 320

Folate (food)

- 183

Folic acid

- 80

Vitamin B12

1134% 27

Vitamin D

28% 4

Vitamin E

12% 2

Vitamin K

49% 59

Sugar alcohols

- 0

Water

- 302
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