Mussels Mariniere (Moules Marinieres)


  • 1kg mussels, cleaned
  • 1 small onion, sliced
  • 1 stick of celery, sliced
  • 1 garlic clove, chopped
  • 60ml water or white wine
  • Pepper
  • 1 tbsp. butter
  • 1 tbsp. parsley, chopped


Place mussels, onion, celery, garlic and water (or white wine) in a large saucepan.

Cook over medium heat until mussels have opened. Stir frequently to ensure mussels cook evenly.

Add pepper to taste. Stir in butter and parsley just before serving.

Serves 3 – 4.

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