Clams & Couscous

Clams & Couscous

Cook Time: 25 minutes

Yield: 1

Clams & Couscous

Inspired by Sardinian Couscous with Clams and Tomatoes in Essentials of Mediterranean Cooking by Williams-Sonoma.

, November 4, 2011

Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp Olive Oil
  • 2 tbsp Shallots
  • 1 tbsp Garlic
  • 1/8 tsp Red Pepper Flakes
  • 1 cup diced tomatoes
  • 1/4 cup white wine
  • 1/2 cup Clam Juice
  • Black Pepper
  • 1 lb small Clams
  • 1 cup Israeli Couscous
  • 2 tbsp chopped Parsley

Directions

  1. Warm Olive Oil in a medium sauce pan.
  2. Mince 1/8 cup Shallots.
  3. Saute Shallots, Garlic and Pepper Flakes for ~ 2 minutes until shallots are softened.
  4. Put the water on for the Couscous and cook according to directions.
  5. Add the diced tomatoes, wine and Clam Juice and cook for another 5 minutes.
  6. Add the Clams, discarding any that don't close. Cook for another 5-7 minutes until the clams open. Add the parsley before serving.
  7. When the clams and couscous are both done, pour the sauce and clams over the couscous.
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