Recipes

Clams and Mussels with Tomato Basil Sauce

Ingredients

1/2 cup white wine
3 garlic cloves, chopped
2 lbs mussels
1 lb little neck clams
1 (26 oz) jar of marinara sauce
1/2 cup basil, chopped
2 tbs olive oil
1 lb pasta, cooked according to package directions
  • Scrub the clams and mussels.
  • Heat olive oil in a large saucepan, add the garlic and cook slowly, do not brown.
  • Add the white wine and let it come to a boil.
  • Add the mussels and clams, cover and cook a few minutes until the clams and mussels open.
  • Remove the shellfish from the pan, reserving the liquid.
  • Discard any that have not opened.
  • Strain the liquid then return to the pan.
  • Add the tomato to the pan add the mussels and clams and basil and cook for about 2 minutes
  • Pour the sauce along with the shellfish atop the pasta and season with salt and pepper to taste.

Servings

4

Prep

5 min

Cook

10 min

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Skill Level

Easy