Seafood Pasta

December 10, 2023

Seafood Pasta

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                -1/2 cup onion finely chopped
                - 2 teaspoons garlic minced
                -1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes optional
                -28 ounce can San Marzano Whole Tomatoes 
                 pureed in a blender or food processor     
    • 12 ounces spaghetti or other long pasta
    • 2 tablespoons parsley chopped


    • Heat 2 tablespoons of the olive oil in a large pan over medium heat. Add the onions and cook for 4-5 minutes or until softened. Add the garlic and cook for 1 more minute.
    • Stir in the red pepper flakes (optional), then add the pureed tomatoes. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
    • Bring to a simmer and cook for 20 minutes or until sauce has just started to thicken. Stir in the butter, then remove the sauce from the heat.
    • While the sauce is simmering, cook the spaghetti in a large pot of salted water according to package directions.
    • Drain the pasta, reserving 3/4 cup of the pasta cooking liquid.
  • Cook the scallops for 1-2 minutes per side or until browned and opaque.
  • Remove the scallops from the pan. Season the shrimp with salt and pepper and add them to the pan. Cook for 3-4 minutes or until pink and opaque.
  • Remove the shrimp from the pan. Place the clams and mussels in the pan, along with the reserved pasta water. Bring to a simmer.
  • Cover and cook for 4-6 minutes or until clams and mussels have opened. Discard any shells that did not open.
  • Add the shrimp and scallops back to the pan along with the tomato sauce and spaghetti. Toss to coat everything with the sauce.
  • Sprinkle with parsley, then serve.