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Spaghetti Vongole

Spaghetti Vongole

 Prep.Time: 10-15 min
 Cook.Time: 40-45 min
 Difficulty: Easy
 Serves: 4


 2 Large Saucepans
 Sharp Knife
 Chopping Board
 Wooden Spoon
 Garlic Crusher


 450g/1lb Cooked Cockles
   (in their shells)
 450g/1lb Egg Spaghetti
 1 Red Onion
 3 Cloves Garlic
 4 Large Tomatoes
 4 Tbsp Olive Oil
 Small Bunch Fresh Parsley
 250ml/½pt White Wine
 1 Fish Stock Cube
 1 Chilli
 Juice of 1 Lemon
 Black Pepper


Cook the spaghetti in lots of boiling water with 2 Tbsp of olive oil, then drain well and set aside.
Peel and finely chop onions and chilli.
Peel and crush the garlic.
Chop the tomatoes.
Heat 2 Tbsp of olive oil in the saucepan and fry the onions gently.
Add the tomatoes, garlic, chilli, white wine, lemon juice, stock cube and black pepper to taste.
Cook gently for 30 minutes.
Finely chop the parsley.
Add the cockles and parsley to the tomato sauce and cook for a few minutes and stir well.
Mix the pasta into the cockle and tomato sauce.
Serve immediately.

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