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spaghetti clamsmato

Spaghetti with clamsmato sauce

Pasta, clams and tomato sauce...it can’t be any simpler or classic, but jeez it is delicious!
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Prep Time 25 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 40 mins
Course Fish & Seafood, Pasta
Cuisine Italian
Servings 4 people
Calories 543 kcal

EQUIPMENT (click pictures for details)

Large cooking pot
Strainer Gizmo Clip

Ingredients
 
 

  • 500 gr spaghetti
  • 1 kg clams
  • 800 gr tomato concasse
  • 3 pcs chopped shallots
  • 2 pcs crushed garlic cloves
  • 3-4 pcs sliced chilies
  • 20 cl dry white wine
  • 100 gr coarsely chopped fresh coriander

Instructions
 

  • Place the clams in a large cooking pot with a lid. Cook over high heat for a few minutes and stir occasionally. The clams are ready when open.
    clams
  • Keep the juices and pass through a thin mesh sieve.
  • Remove the clams from the shells, keep to one side.
    clam meat
  • Boil the pasta as per the instructions on the packet.
  • Sweat the chopped shallots before adding the garlic and chilies. Continue cooking for a minute then pour in the wine, the clam juices and the tomato concasse. Simmer for 5 minutes.
  • Add the clam meat and the fresh coriander into the tomato sauce, stir to combine.
    clam meat to sauce
  • You can add the spaghetti in the clamsmato sauce or you can serve it separately, your choice!
    clamsmato pasta in wok

Notes

  • There is no oil or liquid required to open the clams. The clams will cook in their own juice and open when ready.
  • We do not use salt and pepper for the sauce as the clam juice is salty enough and the chilies substitute the regular pepper.

Nutrition for 1 portion

Calories: 543kcalCarbohydrates: 104gProtein: 24gFat: 3gCholesterol: 11mgSodium: 255mgFiber: 7gSugar: 9gVitamin A: 3466IUVitamin C: 35mgCalcium: 78mgIron: 3mg
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