Steamed Mussels with Josh Sauvignon Blanc

INGREDIENTS

  • 2 lbs. fresh mussels, cleaned
  • 1/4 cup unsalted butter
  • 3 Tbsp. garlic, peeled and thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup Josh Sauvignon Blanc
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/8 tsp. black pepper
  • 1/4 cup heavy cream
  • 2 Tbsp. chopped fresh parsley or chervil
  • 2 Tbsp. chopped fresh chives

DIRECTIONS

  • Melt butter in large pot over medium heat. Add garlic and cook 2-3 minutes until light golden in color. Add wine, salt and pepper.
  • Increase heat to high, then add the mussels and stir well. Cover and cook 2 minutes. Stir again; then cover and cook 2-3 additional minutes or until mussel shells are opened. (Discard any mussels that do not open.)
  • Remove mussels to a bowl using a slotted spoon. Add cream, parsley, and chives to the pot and bring to a boil over medium heat. Cook 2 minutes; then pour sauce over the mussels.
  • Serve with crusty bread.
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