Mussels, Clams and Shrimp in Spicy Tomato Sauce by Rose

Rose Rauhauser


It's a staple in an Italian home. Enjoy.


★★★★★ 1 vote

20 Min
30 Min


  • 1/4 c
    olive oil
  • 5
    garlic cloves, minced
  • 1
    bay leaf
  • 1 tsp
    dried crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1 c
    dry white wine
  • 1
    28 oz. can diced tomatoes with juices
  • 24
    small littleneck clams, about 2 1/2 lbs. scrubbed
  • 24
    mussels, about 1 1/2 lbs, debearded
  • 20
    large shrimp, about 1 lb. peeled, deveined and butterflied
  • 1/2 c
    fresh basil leaves, sliced up

How to Make Mussels, Clams and Shrimp in Spicy Tomato Sauce by Rose


  1. In a large pot heat the olive oil, add garlic, bay leaf, crushed red pepper and saute until garlic is tender, about 1 or 2 minutes. Add the wine and bring to a boil and add the tomatoes and the juices until the tomatoes break down and flavors blend about 8 or 10 minutes. Stir in the clams cover for 5 minutes, stir in the mussels, cover for 10 minutes. Transfer clams and mussels to a dish, add the shrimp and simmer in the tomatoe broth until shrimp are just cooked through, about 2 or 3 minutes. Stir in the basil. Serve with lots of warm bread to dunk in.

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About Mussels, Clams and Shrimp in Spicy Tomato Sauce by Rose

Course/Dish: Fish Seafood
Regional Style: Italian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy Healthy

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