Pepper and Pasta Cockles

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READY IN: 15mins
Recipe by Chef mariajane

This is a delicious pasta dish made with cockles - so very tasty!!

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 12 ounces . cockles in vinegar
  • 4 ounces green tagliatelle pasta noodles, cooked, cooled and cur into shorter pieces
  • 2 small red and yellow peppers, de-seeded and cut into thin strips

  • 2 12 ounces sunflower oil or 2 12 ounces olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons chopped chives
  • 1 teaspoon honey or 1 teaspoon brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon coarse grain mustard

  • chopped fresh chives


  1. Drain cockles, reserving any vinegar for dressing.
  2. In a large bowl, mix together cockles, pasta and peppers.
  3. To prepare dressing, mix together all ingredients in a screw-top jar. Shake well. Pour over pasta mixture and toss lightly.
  4. Before serving, garnish with chives.

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