Spaghetti alla Pirata Recipe


  • ¼ cup torn basil leaves
  • 1 pound spaghetti
  • ¼ cup heavy cream
  • 1 pound cleaned small squid, cut into ½-inch rings
  • Salt and freshly ground pepper
  • ¼ teaspoon crushed red pepper
  • 1 tablespoon tomato paste
  • + 6 more ingredients
    • 2 cups canned tomato puree
    • ¾ cup dry white wine
    • 1 pound cockles or Manila clams, scrubbed
    • 1 pound mussels, scrubbed and debearded
    • 3 garlic cloves, smashed
    • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil

In a large flameproof casserole, heat the olive oil until shimmering. Add the garlic and cook over moderate heat, stirring, until golden, about 2 minutes. Add the mussels, cockles and wine. Cook over high heat, stirring, until some of the shells are open and the liquid has reduced by half, about ...

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