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Mama T's Zuppa Di Clams

Mama T
Servings: 4
1 to 30 min

A festive Christmas dish!

  • Ingredients
  • step-by-step directions
Mama T's Zuppa Di Clams
  • 18-24 littleneck clams (cleaned)
  • about 1/3 cup olive oil
  • about 1/2 cup onion (finely chopped)
  • 4 cloves garlic (minced)
  • 1 can anchovies (small flat no oil)
  • 6-7 fresh basil leaves
  • 1 handful minced fresh parsley
  • dried oregano (to taste)
  • 1 can tomato paste
  • 1 cup good white wine
  • 2 cups water
  • italian bread
  • Heat oil in a saute pan. Add onion and garlic and cook until onion wilts.
  • Add anchovies, basil, parsley and oregano. Stir about 5 minutes, as anchovies break up and blend into everything.
  • Than add tomato paste, wine and water. Stir, then simmer about 5 minutes.
  • Add clams. Stir with wooden spoon. Cover and shake every now and then until clams over, 2-5 minutes.
  • Remove from heat and transfer clams to bowl. Serve with plenty of good italian bread to Sop up the juices.
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