Creamy garlic mussels in a bag recipe

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Try our Creamy garlic mussels in a bag - a nifty new way to cook mussels. For more recipes from Essentials magazine visit goodtoknow

  • healthy
Serves2
SkillEasy
Preparation Time12 mins
Cooking Time8 mins (may need an extra 2 mins)
Total Time20 mins
Nutrition Per PortionRDA
Calories456 Kcal23%
Fat30 g43%
Saturated Fat17 g85%

Try our nifty new way to cook mussels - just pop them in a foil bag, add in garlic, white wine and cream and cook them on the barbecue - they taste amazing!

Ingredients

  • 1kg fresh mussels, cleaned,
  • 4 shallots, peeled and sliced,
  •  2 cloves garlic, peeled and chopped
  •  Handful of flat-leaf parsley, chopped
  • 150ml dry white wine
  • 100ml double cream

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Method

  1. Make 2 large double-layered foil parcels.
  2. Divide between them the fresh mussels, shallots, garlic cloved and a handful of flat-leaf parsley.
  3. Pour over dry white wine and double cream and seal the parcels.
  4. Put on top of the barbecue (add a lid if you have one) and cook for 8-10 mins until all mussels are open. Discard any that remain closed.
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