Mussels with Saffron by Leite’s Culinaria

saffron, water, mussels, butter, shallots, garlic, dry white wine, heavy cream, fresh parsley, salt and black pepper, french bread

Prep Time: 20 min
Total Time: 25 min


– A few saffron threads
– 1 tablespoon boiling water
– 2 1/4 pounds mussels, in their shells
– 2 tablespoons unsalted butter (1 ounce)
– 2 shallots, finely chopped
– 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped
– 1 cup dry white wine
– 4 tablespoons heavy cream
– 2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh parsley
– Salt and freshly ground black pepper
– French bread, for serving

Prep Time: 20 min
Total Time: 25 min


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