Mussels With Saffron Cream

Total Time
5 mins
10 mins

adapted from gourmet 12/06, i made this tonite and loved it. very quick and easy, this makes an appy for 6-8 or a main course for me ( just kidding, sort of). serve this with lots of french bread, and with spoons for the sauce.

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  1. in a heavy pot with a lid heat olive oil.
  2. add onions, saffron, salt, stirring occasionally until onions are softened, 5-10 minutes.
  3. add wine and bring to a boil.
  4. stir in cream, pepper and mussels.
  5. cook, covered, until mussels start to open, 6-8 minutes.
  6. discard any unopened mussels, then stir parsley into finished dish.