Spaghetti with Clams and Slow-Roasted Cherry Tomat

Spaghetti With Clams And Slow-roasted Cherry Tomat

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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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15 Min
1 Hr 40 Min


  • 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
  • 3/4 lb
    uncooked spaghetti

How to Make Spaghetti with Clams and Slow-Roasted Cherry Tomat


  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.

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About Spaghetti with Clams and Slow-Roasted Cherry Tomat

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

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