Mussels in Guinness & Garlic

Total Time
Prep 30 mins
Cook 0 mins

This recipe is based on one of the most popular starters at "The Brazen Head" in Dublin, Ireland. This pub is reputed as not only the oldest in Dublin, but also as one of the oldest pubs in all of Ireland...serving patrons for 800 years. "The Brazen Head" is known for providing good food and drink, traditional Irish music, and, of course, lively conversation. Pub grub has always been some of my favorite food. Don't wait for St. Patrick's Day to enjoy this wonderful dish!!!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Put a stockpot or Dutch oven over medium heat. When the pot is hot, add the mussels and remaining ingredients (except the parsley, lemon wedges, and bread) Cook, stirring once or twice, for 6 to 8 minutes, or until mussels open. Discard any that do NOT open.
  2. To serve, divide the mussels among shallow bowls and ladle the broth over them.Sprinkle with the fresh parsley, and serve with a lemon wedge and slices of bread to sop up the juices.


Most Helpful

It was okay, I like it with a dry white wine better, lots of onions and some red pepper flakes.

darkstar388 March 26, 2010

So tasty! It was a huge hit at my St. Paddy's Day Dinner! Thank you...

Emmy's Mum March 17, 2010

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