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Roasted Mussels with Garlic-Butter Crumbs - These Mussels topped with garlic butter crumbs and roasted in the oven, serve perfectly as an appetizer, or over pasta for a delicious dinner.

Roasted Mussels with Garlic-Butter Crumbs

Katerina | Diethood
This Roasted Mussels with Garlic-Butter Crumbs recipe is made with mussels topped with garlic butter crumbs. It's a perfect appetizer idea, or can be served over pasta for a delicious dinner. Very quick, SO delicious, and eeeeeasy!
Servings : 6
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 25 mins


  • 2- pounds fresh mussels , washed and scrubbed (if frozen, thaw before using)
  • 1 cup low-sodium vegetable broth
  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • 3 garlic cloves , minced
  • 1 teaspoon finely chopped rosemary leaves (from about 1 sprig)
  • 1 cup panko crumbs
  • salt and fresh ground pepper , to taste
  • chopped fresh parsley , for garnish


  • Preheat oven to 500F.
  • Lightly grease a baking sheet with cooking spray and set aside.
  • Add vegetable broth to a soup pot and bring to a boil.
  • Add the mussels; cover with a lid and continue to cook over high heat for 4 minutes, or until they open.
  • Remove from heat.
  • Using a slotted spoon, transfer mussels to previously prepared baking sheet.
  • Discard the empty half of each shell.
  • Spoon a drizzle of the cooking broth over each shell and set aside.
  • Melt butter over medium-heat in a nonstick skillet.
  • Add garlic and cook for 3 minutes, or until lightly browned, stirring very frequently. DO NOT burn the garlic.
  • Stir in the rosemary, and continue to cook for a few more seconds.
  • Remove from heat.
  • Add panko crumbs, salt and pepper; stir until moistened and well combined.
  • Spoon prepared crumbs over the mussels.
  • Transfer to oven and bake for 4 minutes.
  • Remove from oven.
  • Garnish with chopped fresh parsley.
  • Serve.


Mussels can be served as an appetizer, or over pasta for a delicious dinner.br]
WW SmartPoints: 6 
Inspired by [Food and Wine


Calories: 176 kcal | Carbohydrates: 11 g | Protein: 10 g | Fat: 9 g | Saturated Fat: 5 g | Cholesterol: 41 mg | Sodium: 517 mg | Potassium: 272 mg | Fiber: 0 g | Sugar: 0 g | Vitamin A: 440 IU | Vitamin C: 6.6 mg | Calcium: 43 mg | Iron: 3.5 mg | Net Carbs: 11 g

Nutritional info is an estimate and provided as courtesy. Values may vary according to the ingredients and tools used. Please use your preferred nutritional calculator for more detailed info.

Course: Appetizer/Dinner
Cuisine: American
Keyword: easy appetizer idea, how to cook mussels, mussels recipe, seafood pasta recipe