Squid Ink Pasta with Clams

Squid Ink Pasta with Clams



350 g Squid ink spaghetti
200 g clams (cleaned)
1 clove of garlic
10g of squid ink
2 peperoncino hot chili peppers
2 tbspn extra virgin olive oil
Fresh parsley to taste
Salt and pepper to taste


1. Strain the clams from the jar and set them aside in a bowl. Put the water aside to use later.

2. Put up a big pot of water for the spaghetti to boil. Add a teaspoon of coarse salt.

3. Remove the seeds of the peppers and break them into two. In a cooking pan heat two tablespoons of olive oil and fry the garlic with the two peperoncini.

4. Add the clams and cook for a few minutes under a lid.

5. Few minutes before the pasta would be cooked, strain it and add it to the pan. Add the squid ink, a laddle of water from the clams jar, and finish cooking it to al dente with the clams, garlic, and hot chili peppers.

6. Finish it with the fresh, finely chopped parsley and serve while hot.


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