Instant Pot Elegant Dinner Mussels

Course Main Course
Cuisine Continental
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 7 minutes
Total Time 27 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 221 kcal


  • 2 pound mussels cleaned and de-bearded
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 1 medium yellow onion chopped
  • 1 garlic clove minced
  • 1/2 dried rosemary crushed
  • 1 cup homemade chicken broth
  • 2 tbsp fresh lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup soue cream
  • to taste Salt and freshly ground black pepper


  1. Place the oil in the Instant Pot and select “Sauté”. Then add the onion and cook for about 5 minutes.

  2. Add garlic and rosemary and cook for about 1 minute.
  3. Select “Cancel” and stir in the broth, lemon juice and black pepper.
  4. Place the mussels in steamer trivet and arrange the trivet in Instant Pot.
  5. Secure the lid and cook under “Manual” and “Low Pressure” for about 1 minute.
  6. Select the “Cancel” and carefully do a Quick release.
  7. Remove the lid and transfer the mussels into serving bowl.
  8. Top with the cooking liquid and sour cream and serve.