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Clam Pasta

Clam pasta


Clam pasta

Clams have many health benefits. They are high in iron and protein, low in fats and great for those on a diet.

Timing is important for this dish. Clams only open when they are completely cooked. Over-cooking the clams will cause them to become tough and chewy.

Clams being naturally salty, there is no need to add salt to this dish.

Clam Pasta
Author: Cooking With Lei
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  • 500g clams
  • 200g dried pasta
  • 1/2 cup white wine
  • 5 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon of butter
  • 2 teaspoon of black pepper
  • 2 tablespoon of chopped coriander or the herbs you like
  1. Boil the water in a large pot for the pasta and have it ready just a bit before the clams,
  2. Heat the oil and butter over a medium heat in a saucepan. Add the garlic and fried untill slightly golden,
  3. Add the clams and white wine and cook untill clams open,
  4. Drain the pasta and mix with the clams,
  5. Stir in the herbs and serve.
Serving size: 2


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