Amazing Italian style “surf and turf”! Bellissimo e Facilissimo! Easy and versatile Pasta vongole, this great recipe is ready in under 25 minutes and with the two most favourite ingredients of the family mom, this is the recipe of choice. Either a mid week easy dinner or a light lunch during a summer weekend.

Equipment you will need:
1. Chopping Knife
2. Cutting Board
3. Medium pot
4. Frying Pan

L’ Amore à primo morso – Love from the first bite…just try yourself and next time, you will have to make a double portion. The easiest lunch or dinner recipe in the Italian style you will ever taste.

Recommended wines for this recipe : 

1) White: Chenin Blanc (dry) from Vouvray, France
2) White: Chardonnay (Côte d’Or) from Côte d’Or, France
3) Red: Pinot Noir (oaked, dry) from California, USA


How many hours of exercise does it take to burn it off ?

410 calories per serving of Pasta vongole
average adult height of 5 feet 4 inches (165 cm) with average weight of 166 pounds (75 kgs)

Bicycling at a self selected pace             —-> 57 minute
Walking, 4.0 Mph at very fast pace     —-> 78 minutes
Running, 10 Mph (6 Min/Mile)            —-> 30 minutes
Badminton, Social Singles/Doubles   —-> 71 minutes


Questions we get about Best Pasta Vongole

1.What is Vongole?  Spaghetti or Pasta Vongole, is a popular Italian pasta dish from the region of Naples, but generally available and popular throughout Italy. The translation means Pasta (Spaghetti) with Clams and olive oil and browned the minced garlic and red chillies sauce.

2.How long should I cook the spaghetti for the vongole recipe?  Spaghetti for the vongole recipe should be cooked as the Italina say ‘al-dente’ or in english translation to just firm enough to bite. Meaning they should not be too soggy and still retain firmness. In terms of time this means cooking the spaghetti in salty water 5-6 minutes maximum.

3.What kind of clams are used in the vongole recipe ?  In Europe, the Mediterranean Wedge Shell is generally used and mostly available in sea accessible countries. These are not available usually in the US, therefore a suitable replacement are the cherrystone clams.