Cappelini with Fresh Clams or Mussels
Mussels or clams work well in this garlic rich pasta dish. Both
the pasta and the shellfish cook very quickly. Be sure to assemble the ingredients before
starting to cook.
Calorie: 323, Proteins: 12 g, Total Fat: 6 g, Fiber: 0.30 g, Sugar 0 g.
Wash and scrb mussels to remove any debris on the outside of the shell.
Set aside. Heat a large pot of water to boiling for the pasta.
Heat olive oil in a large sauté pan. Add garlic, onion or
shallots, thyme, oregano, and pepper and cook for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally until onion
Add wine and bring to a simmer.
Cook cappellini in the boiling water until al dente (about 3 minutes),
Add mussels to onion and wine mixture, cover and cook for 5 minutes or
until the shells open. Discard any unopened shells.
Pour pasta into a large, shallow serving dish. Pour mussels and sauce
over the pasta and serve.