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Red Clam

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Ingredients
  Clams 2 Pound (1 Kilogram)
  Dry white wine 8 Tablespoon
  Olive oil 4 Tablespoon
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm), crushed
  Ripe tomatoes 1 Pound, peeled, deseeded and chopped (450 Gram)
  Sun dried tomato paste 1 Tablespoon
  Chopped parsley 2 Tablespoon
  Salt To Taste
  Black pepper To Taste
Directions

MAKING
1) Take a stiff brush and scrub clams under cold water. In a large saucepan combine clams and wine.
2) Place the saucepan over high heat and cook the clam mixture for 3-5 minutes, till clams open. Discard the clams that do not open.
3) Now, drain clams and reserve the liquid. Take off the shell of half the clams and discard.
4) In a frying pan, heat oil and stir fry garlic for 2 minutes. Add sun-dried tomato paste, tomatoes, and the reserved cooking liquid.
5) Simmer the mixture until the sauce thickens or for about 15 minutes. Stir occasionally.
6) To the sauce, add clams and parsley and heat gently. Mix salt and pepper as per taste.

SERVING
7) Pour over freshly cooked pasta and toss. Serve immediately.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Fried
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Clam
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
30 Minutes
Servings: 
1

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