Iron Skillet Roasted Mussels

Roast fresh mussels in a flavorful white wine butter sauce until their shells open. Serve with a crusty loaf of your favorite bread to sop up all the tasty juices!



Prep time

5 minutes

Cook time

8-10 minutes



Cook it with our

Classic Cast Iron Skillet


  • ½ cup white wine
  • ¼ cup (½ stick) unsalted butter
  • 1 leek (white part only), rinsed well and chopped
  • ¼ teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 2 pounds mussels, scrubbed and debearded (discard any that won’t close)
  • 3 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper


  1. In a 12 Inch Skillet, combine the wine, butter, leek, and red pepper and bring to a boil over medium-high heat.
  2. Reduce the heat to medium, add the mussels, and cover. Cook until the shells open and the mussels are plump, 8-10 minutes; discard any that won’t open. Sprinkle the parsley over the top and season with a dash of salt and pepper. Serve right from the skillet or Dutch oven with sliced bread.

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