Clams With Tomato and Basil

READY IN: 45mins
Recipe by lauralie41

A Lidia Bastianich recipe that was adapted from a website that showcases many great chef's recipes. Posted for 2006 Zaar World Tour - Italy.

Top Review by threeovens

This dish came together in no time at all, but tasted like you slaved for hours. The sauce is genius and Aldi's also makes a tomato and basil sauce. I added mussels and fish for personal preference.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a large and wide heavy casserole or dutch oven, over a medium flame, heat 3 tablespoons of the olive oil. Add the garlic and cook until golden brown, stirring for approximately 2 minutes. Add crushed red pepper flakes, stir, than add the clams and wine. Place a lid on the pot, turn flame to high, and cook shaking the pot occasionally for approximately 7 minutes or until clams begin to open.
  2. Pour in tomato sauce, add scallions and basil. Stir well and bring mixture to a boil.
  3. Using a slotted spoon, transfer clams to a serving platter and discard any unopened shells. Spoon sauce over the clams and serve immediately.

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