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5 from 4 votes

Instant Pot Mussels

If you like mussels, you'll love how tasteful this recipe is.
Prep Time20 minutes
Cook Time5 minutes
Total Time25 minutes
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: American
Method: Instant Pot
Servings: 4
Calories: 189kcal


  • 2 Tablespoons butter
  • 2 shallots chopped
  • 4 garlic cloves minced
  • 1/2 cup broth
  • 1/2 cup white wine
  • 2 lbs mussels cleaned
  • Lemon optional for serving
  • Parsley optional for serving


  • Clean and remove beards from mussels.
  • Discard any mussels that do not close when tapped against a hard surface or have cracks in them.
  • Place chopped onions and butter in Instant Pot, select Saute setting.
  • Stir and sautee onions until translucent.
  • Add garlic and cook for 1 minute before adding broth and wine.
  • Turn off the saute setting and carefully add the mussels to the Instant Pot.
  • Select "Manual" for 5 minutes. Natural release.
  • Serve with a squeeze of lemon juice (optional) and a sprinkle of parsley.


Calories: 189kcal | Carbohydrates: 9g | Protein: 14g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 47mg | Sodium: 502mg | Potassium: 445mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 423IU | Vitamin C: 11mg | Calcium: 43mg | Iron: 5mg