Creamy Garlic Mussels

  • cooking time
    25 m
  • calories per serve
    503 cal
  • serves
1 tbsp
olive oil
4 (100g)
shallots, finely chopped
garlic cloves, crushed
thyme sprigs
200 mL
dry apple cider
1 kg
black mussels, scrubbed, beards removed
300 mL
CARNATION Lite Cooking Cream


  1. Heat olive oil in a saucepan over medium heat, add shallots, garlic and thyme and cook for 5 minutes or until golden.

  2. Add cider, bring to the simmer, add mussels, increase heat to high, cover and cook for 5 minutes, shaking pan occasionally, until mussels open.

  3. Add CARNATION Lite Cooking Cream bring to the boil , reduce heat and simmer for 15 minutes or until cream has reduced, stir until mussels are well coated, and if desired serve hot with crusty sourdough bread and a large green salad.