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Mussels In White Wine


Enjoy this delicious recipe of mussels in white wine.


  • 750 g mussels, in shells, cleaned
  • 250 mL Calcrete Chardonnay
  • 250 mL cream
  • 2 Tbsp olive oil
  • 2 large onions, finely chopped
  • 3-4 tsp crushed garlic
  • 2 tsp smoked paprika
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • chopped parsley, to serve


  1. Add olive oil to a large pan on medium heat, add the onions, crushed garlic and paprika. Cook for 4 to 5 min
  2. Add white wine and cream, cook for 4 to 5 min on low heat then transfer to a blender, blend until smooth.
  3. Transfer blended stock back to pan on medium heat. Add the mussels and cream. Cook for 5 to 10min. Add salt and pepper to taste.
  4. Serve with bread or yellow rice. Sprinkle over chopped parsley.



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