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Spaghettini with Clams and Cherry Tomato

Spaghettini with Clams and Cherry Tomato

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    Jan 15, 2016   Author : admin

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This classic Italian cuisine is going to be your next pasta favourite. Brim with a flavourful aroma, you can almost feel like you are in Italy yourself. Pair it with a good bottle of wine. See ingredients and method below:

Prep Time: 20 minutes

Cooking Time: 30 minutes

Yields: Makes 6 Servings

Recipe Type: Main Course

Cuisine: Italian

Ingredients:

  • 500g clams, cleaned
  • 400g Barilla Spaghettini
  • 1 red onion, finely chopped
  • 125ml (1/2 cup) dry white wine
  • 2 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 1 long red chili, seeded, finely chopped
  • ¼ chopped parsley
  • 250g punnet cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 jar Barilla Basilico sauce

Method:

1. In a pot cook the pasta with salted water.

2. Once done, drain and pour cold water on top.

3. In a pan heat the olive oil and fry the onion for 3 minutes.

4. Add in the chili with the garlic and fry for a minute.

5. Add in the tomatoes and the cleaned clams to the pan.

6. Turn the heat to high and cover with lid.

7. Cook for about 2 minutes only.

8. Pour in the wine and cover again, cook until the clams open up.

9. Sprinkle half of the parsley on top.

10. Take the pan off the heat and let it cool a bit.

11. Remove the clams and get rid of the empty shells.

12. Pour in the sauce and simmer for about 2 minutes.

13. Stir in the pasta and mix for 3 minutes.

14. Add the rest of the parsley on top. Serve with a drizzle of olive oil on top.

 

Image: ItalianFoodFever.com | MYC Writer: Romana S.

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