Take the hassle out of cooking with this delicious recipe for Spaghetti with Clams and Proscuitto. Made in minutes in the Thermomix with all the flavours of the Mediterranean
- 1 kg fresh clams
- 1 handful fresh parsley
- 300g spaghetti
- 1200g water
- 3 tablespoons olive oil
- 2 shallots
- 3 large cloves fresh garlic
- 100g prosciutto or Serrano ham
- 2 tablespoons butter
- ½ to 1 teaspoon chilli flakes
- 250ml crisp dry white wine
- Himalayan salt, to taste
- 1 lemon
Begin by scrubbing and rinsing the clams. Discard any broken ones. Place in a bowl covered in cold water for 20 minutes to remove any sand.
Place the parsley in the TM bowl and chop 3 seconds, speed 8. Reserve in a separate bowl.
Place the water in the TM bowl and bring to the boil 7 minutes, Varoma, speed 2. Carefully open the lid and add the spaghetti. Cook 4 minutes, 120˚C, reverse speed spoon. Reserve in an insulated bowl while making the clam sauce.
Add the shallots, garlic and prosciutto to the TM bowl. Chop 5 seconds, speed 5.
Add the olive oil and cook 3 minutes, 100˚C, speed 1.
Add the butter and chilli flakes and cook 40 seconds, 100˚C, speed 2. Add the wine and stir 1 minute, speed 3.
Place the clams in the Varoma and steam 12 minutes, Varoma, speed 2. Make sure all the clams have opened and if not cook for a few extra minutes.
Add the clams to the wine sauce and cook 1 minute, 100˚C, reverse speed spoon. Season to taste.
Serve over the warm spaghetti, sprinkle over the parsley and add a squeeze of lemon juice.
Serve in bowls with crusty fresh bread and a side salad. Buon Appetito!
You can use Serrano ham instead of prosciutto.
You can substitute the wine with vegetable or fish stock.
Keywords: Spaghetti With Clams