Steamed Mussels in Garlic and Shallots Recipe

  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1/3 cup minced shallots
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 cup Riesling or other slightly sweet white wine
  • 12 mussels, cleaned and debearded
  • 2 teaspoons chopped fresh thyme
  1. Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add shallots and garlic; saute 3 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add wine, and bring to a simmer. Add mussels; cover and cook 6 minutes or until shells open. Discard any unopened shells. Divide evenly between 2 shallow dishes, and sprinkle with thyme.