Seafood Linguine



This is a great recipe for a dinner party as it looks elegant but easy to make in under 30 minutes. Add your favorite seafood such as clams, mussels, shrimp, scallops, etc.

For wine pairing, choose a crisp white wine with hints of citrus such as Pinot Grigio.


Seafood Linguine

Serves 6

Ingredients

2 Tablespoons salt

1 pound linguine

1 Tablespoon olive oil

2 shallots, minced (can use 1/2 onion)

4 cloves garlic, minced

1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes (optional)

1 1/2 cups white wine

1 lb seafood ( clams, mussels, shrimp, etc)

1 (28oz) can diced tomatoes with juice

1 teaspoon salt

1 teaspoon pepper

1 Tablespoon butter

Zest and juice of 1 lemon

¼ cup parsley, chopped

Salt and pepper to taste

Directions

In a large pot, cook linguine in salted water according to package directions for “al dente”.

Meanwhile, heat olive oil in a large sauté pan. Add shallots, garlic and red pepper flakes and sauté or a few minutes.

Add in wine, seafood, tomatoes, salt and pepper and simmer covered until clams open, approximately 3-5 minutes. ( discard any that do not open).

Reserving about 1 cup of pasta water, drain linguine and add to the pan. Add butter, lemon zest and juice and toss together Add reserved cooking water, if pasta looks dry.