Pasta with mussels in wine and cream sauce

The dish is based on white wine’s steamed mussels, but instead of throwing away the wine, we use it as a base for sauce.

For updates, follow the blog on these social media platforms:

Pasta med blåskjell i vin og fløtesaus

Pasta with mussels in wine and cream sauce

Yann A. Skaalen
Delicious summer food
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Course Main Course
Cuisine Italian
Servings 4
Calories 336 kcal


  • 2 dl white wine
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • 2 shallots
  • Olive oil
  • ½ red chilli
  • 2 dl cream
  • 1 kg mussels


  • Finely chop shallots and chilli. Squeeze garlic clove. Fry chopped shallots, chilli and garlic in olive oil in a large saucepan. (need space for mussels and pasta) Boil water for pasta in a separate pot.
  • Add mussels and white wine, cover and steam until the mussels opens.
  • Remove mussels from the shells, keep as garnish.
  • Add cream to the wine, bring to the boil and taste.
  • Pour the water on the pasta and pour it into the pot with wine and cream, add the mussels and stir
  • Serve your guests


Calories: 336kcalCarbohydrates: 10gProtein: 17gFat: 21gSaturated Fat: 12gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 6gCholesterol: 104mgSodium: 388mgPotassium: 544mgFiber: 1gSugar: 2gVitamin A: 993IUVitamin C: 20mgCalcium: 77mgIron: 5mg
Keyword Pasta with mussels in wine and cream sauce
Tried this recipe?Let us know how it was!

Leave a Comment

Recipe Rating