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Creamy Apple Cider Mussels
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Creamy Apple Cider Mussels

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 315kcal


  • 1 shallot minced
  • 1 leek white and light green parts thinly sliced
  • ¼ cup dry white wine
  • 1-1/2 cups apple cider
  • 2 pounds mussels scrubbed
  • ¼ cup light cream gently warmed
  • 2 sprigs fresh thyme


  • Spray a large, deep pan with cooking spray and set it over medium heat. Add the shallot and cook, stirring frequently, for 1-2 minutes, or until it begins to soften. Add the leeks and cook another 1-2 minutes. Stir in the wine; cook until nearly evaporated. Pour in the cider and bring to a rapid simmer.
  • Carefully add the mussels to the pan. Cover and cook 5-7 minutes, or until the shells open.
  • Remove the pan from the heat. Stir in the cream and thyme. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
  • Serve immediately.


Calories: 315kcal | Protein: 28g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 80mg | Sodium: 664mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 12g