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Cockles "A How-To Guide"

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Cockles "A How-To Guide" demonstrates just about everything about cockles. How to buy, how to check they are safe and how to cook them. They are pretty easy to cook, it takes just about a couple of minutes only. On Cockles "A How-To Guide" we get to know how to serve the lovely flavored cockles.
Ingredients
For steamed cockles with greek yogurt and capers
  Chopped dill 1 Tablespoon
  Lime 1⁄2 , zest grated and juiced
  Cockles 1 Kilogram, cleaned
  Greek yogurt 5 Tablespoon
  Capers 2 Tablespoon
  Chopped parsley 1 Tablespoon
  Lime juice 1⁄2 Tablespoon
Directions

1. Wash them really well in cold water.
2. Check if they are alive and safe to eat.
3. Put them in a large saucepan with water and a splash of lemon juice and white wine vinegar.
4. Put the lid on and boil for a couple of minutes.
5. They will open up when they are done. Just drop them straight out of the shell.
6. Serve with Greek yogurt and capers dip.

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Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Steamed
Ingredient: 
Seafood
Interest: 
Healthy
Servings: 
4

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 222 Calories from Fat 25

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 3 g4.3%

Saturated Fat 0.01 g0.04%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 65.3 mg2.7%

Total Carbohydrates 14 g4.7%

Dietary Fiber 0.31 g1.2%

Sugars 0.1 g

Protein 35 g70.4%

Vitamin A 12.2% Vitamin C 16.7%

Calcium 11.6% Iron 227.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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