Spaghetti With Clams And Slow-roasted Cherry Tomat Recipe

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Spaghetti with Clams and Slow-Roasted Cherry Tomat

Lynette !

By
@breezermom

Those slow roasted tomatoes bring a sweetness and depth of flavor that makes this dish delicious! Takes a while, but its worth it!


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Rating:

Serves:

6

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

1 Hr 40 Min

Method:

Roast

Ingredients

1 lb
cherry tomatoes, halved
2 Tbsp
extra-virgin olive oil, divided
3 clove
garlic, divided
1/4 tsp
crushed red pepper
1/2 c
dry white wine
48
littleneck clams, scrubbed
2 Tbsp
fresh flat leaf parsley, minced
2 Tbsp
fresh basil, minced
1/4 tsp
salt
3/4 lb
uncooked spaghetti

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 300 degrees.
2
Combine tomatoes adn 1 tablespoon olive oil, tossing to coat. Arrange tomatoes, cut side up, on a jelly-roll pan. Thinly slice 1 garlic clove; sprinkle over the tomatoes. Bake the tomato mixture at 300 degrees for 1 1/2 hours or until the tomatoes are slightly shriveled. Set aside.
3
Mince remaining 2 garlic cloves. Heat remaining 1 tablespoon olive oil in a large skillet over medium-low heat. Add minced garlic and red pepper to skillet; cook 2 minutes or until garlic and pepper sizzle. Increase heat to medium high; stir in the wine.
4
Add clams; cover and cook 7 minutes or until the clams open. Using tongs, remove the clams from the skillet; reserve liquid. Discard any unopened shells. Strain the liquid through a fine-mesh sieve lined with cheesecloth into a bowl; discard solids,
5
Wipe the skillet clean; return the liquid to the skillet. Add tomatoes, parsley, basil, and salt; bring to a simmer over medium heat. Reserve 24 clams in shells. Remove the remaining clams from the shells; add all clams to the skillet.
6
Cook the pasta according to the package directions, omitting salt and fat. Drain. Combine pasta and clam mixture. Serve immediately.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Fish, Pasta
Main Ingredient: Pasta
Regional Style: Italian