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Lovely. I actually made a couple of changes, but they worked well. Tomatoes are pretty mealy and flavorless this time of year so I omitted them and added a Tablespoon of Ajvar (a spicy red pepper sauce). Instead of bread (which we have a little trouble controlling ourselves with, I tossed the sauce with just a little angel hair pasta. Next time I might cut back on the cream just a little, because I think you can, and replace it with wine or broth. Oh and I started with a little shallots along with the garlic too, because I had it. This really was lovely and I served it with a green salad and the rest of the white wine.

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Gay Gilmore March 02, 2003

Fantastic recipe! After they were cooked, we let them sit on low heat for around 15-20 minutes for the mussels to soak all the flavors from the sauce. My group even added a drop of our favorite hotsauce when serving.

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Ajarrett18 January 01, 2012

This recipe was good, but I thought that the wine/cream ratio was off and maybe should have been the other way around. The sauce was not as creamy as I had anticipated! I will go back to my garlic, onion, cream and saffron sauce.

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Abby Girl May 28, 2009

This truly was a treat for me, and I sat and ate them all myself :) Scrumptious with clams or mussels. I have had them both ways!

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JusMeLinnie April 02, 2009

This sauce was fantastic. I've never cooked with mussels, so I used shrimp and scallops instead, and served it over pasta.

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Classy Canuck March 20, 2009

Delicious and simple! I up the wine and cream just a bit so that we have even more sauce to sop up with our crusty bread; there's just enough wine left over to enjoy. For us, this recipe with bread and a simple salad serves two people.

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A Californian in Canada December 30, 2008

This is the best recipe for Mussels I have ever tried. We love it and have made it 20 times. We use the canned diced tomatoes and that makes it sooo good!! Thank you!!!

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Chef Husker7 December 27, 2008

Awesome..might let each add salt according to their own preferences..

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'nora November 09, 2008

Wonderful! I had some leftover riesling so I used it instead of a drier wine. I did overdo the salt, I think I will probably only use a pinch next time. My daughter is not a seafood lover like me, but she absolutely LOVED this delicious dish. Thanks! :)

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La_Paty March 28, 2008
Mussels with Garlic & White Wine