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Moules à la Marinière Recipe

Moules à la Marinière Recipe - French/Belgium-style mussels cooked with white wine, onions, and parsley.

Course Side Dish
Cuisine French
Keyword Moules à la Marinière
Servings 4 people
Calories 147 kcal


  • 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 small onion, finely chopped
  • 1 cup dry white wine
  • 1 lb mussels, scrubbed clean
  • 1 stalk parsley, use only the leaves-finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter, melted
  • 1 lemon, quartered and cut into small pieces
  • salt to taste
  • 1 dash black pepper

To serve:

  • French bread, sliced
  • olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped


  1. In a small pot, add the melted butter, and then garlic, onions, lemon, and chopped parsley leaves.

  2. Add the mussels, wine, and salt and pepper. Cover, and cook over a high heat for about five minutes (shaking the pan intermittently until the mussels open).

  3. Slice the bread to medium thickness and rub garlic over it. Drizzle with olive oil and lightly toast on both sides.

  4. Serve the mussels in the pot with the bread on the side.

Nutrition Facts
Moules à la Marinière Recipe
Amount Per Serving (4 people)
Calories 147 Calories from Fat 36
% Daily Value*
Fat 4g6%
Saturated Fat 2g13%
Cholesterol 23mg8%
Sodium 171mg7%
Potassium 305mg9%
Carbohydrates 9g3%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 2g2%
Protein 7g14%
Vitamin A 200IU4%
Vitamin C 22.3mg27%
Calcium 39mg4%
Iron 2.7mg15%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.