Spaghetti with clams

Gino D’Acampo’s mum’s spaghetti with clams

It's his favourite childhood recipe!

By , 04 May 2017

(33 votes)

Gino D’Acampo’s mum’s spaghetti with clams
  • 12 Mins

  • Serves: 4

Nutritional Info
Each 334g serving contains
  • Energy

    2152KJ

    514KCAL

    26%
  • Fat

    5.0g

    low

    7%
  • Saturates

    0.7g

    low

    4%
  • Sugars

    2.7g

    low

    3%
  • Salt

    0.77g

    low

    13%
of your reference intake.
Typical energy values per 100g: 644kJ/154kcal.
Ingredients
  • 400g dried spaghetti
  • 2tsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely sliced
  • 2 pinches dried chilli flakes
  • 3-4tbsp chopped flat-leaf parsley, plus extra to garnish
  • 1kg frozen clams, defrosted and drained
  • 100ml white wine
Method
  • Cook the spaghetti according to the pack instructions.

  • Meanwhile, heat the oil in a separate frying pan. Throw in the garlic, chilli and parsley.

  • When the garlic starts to colour, add the clams and the wine (leave out the wine if cooking for kids). Bring to the boil, cover and simmer for 3 mins.

  • Mix the clams with the pasta, finish with a little more parsley and freshly ground black pepper.