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Speaking Italian?
Well, here is a recipee for a plate of original Spaghetti Vongole.
Prepare this dish two ways:
in bianco, i.e., with oil, garlic, parsley, and sometimes a splash of white wine;
in rosso, like the former but with tomatoes and fresh basil, the addition of tomatoes being more frequent in the south.

Prep Time: 30 minutes
Cook time: 40 minutes
Palourde, or carpet-shell clams, vongola verace, are used; or the small, Mediterranean Wedge Shell (Donax trunculus), also known as the Tellina or “bean clam”. Both types are also called arselle in Liguria and Tuscany.

Features

  • Main
  • Expert Level
  • 4 Portions
  • 70 Minutes

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Ingredienti

  • 400g spaghetti
  • 600g vongole
  • 1 spicchio d’aglio
  • 1 decilitro di olio extra vergine d’oliva
  • prezzemolo tagliato
  • peperoncino piccante (appena un pezzetto, facoltativo)
  • sale

Soffriggete l’aglio ed il peperoncino con olio in una padella larga e bassa. Aggiungete le vongole ben lavate, coprite ed attendete che si aprano. A parte, cuocete gli spaghetti e scolateli quando ancora non sono ben cotti, aggiungeteli alle vongole ed al prezzemolo tagliato. Molte persone preferiscono aggiungere nella padella con aglio olio e peperoncino anche dei pomodorini tagliati a meta.

Nutrition facts:

  • Calories 689
  • Carbohydrates18 g (6%)
  • Fat43 g (67%)
  • Protein55 g (111%)
  • Saturated Fat12 g (62%)
  • Sodium923 mg (38%)
  • Polyunsaturated Fat9 g
  • Fiber4 g (18%)
  • Monounsaturated Fat18 g
  • Cholesterol213 mg (71%)

Va bene, manjamo allora.

Spaghetti Vongole

Speaking Italian? Well, here is a recipee for a plate of original Spaghetti Vongole. Prepare this dish two ways: in bianco, i.e., with oil, garlic, parsley, and sometimes a splash of white wine; in rosso, like the former...

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