Seafood Fettuccine Recipe
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Seafood Fettuccine

An assortment of Littleneck Clams, mussels, and jumbo shrimp sautéed in a spicy broth. Finished with fettuccine pasta, spinach and cherry tomatoes
Prep Time30 mins
Cook Time1 hr
Total Time1 hr 30 mins
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: pasta, seafood
Method: Stove Top
Skill Level: Intermediate
Servings: 6
Calories: 871kcal
Author: Marilyn



  • 1 pound fettuccine pasta
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter at room temperature
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper


  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 5 garlic cloves minced
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 teaspoon dried crushed red pepper
  • 1 cup dry white wine
  • 1 28-ounce can diced tomatoes
  • 24 small Littleneck clams about 2 1/2 pounds total, scrubbed
  • 24 mussels about 1 1/2 pounds total, debearded
  • 20 large shrimp about 1 pound, peeled, deveined, butterflied
  • 1/2 cup torn fresh basil leaves
  • Warm crusty bread


  • 2 cups chopped spinach leaves
  • 1 pint cherry tomatoes
  • 1 lemon sliced


  • Heat the oil in a heavy large pot over medium heat. Add the garlic, bay leaf, and crushed red pepper.
  • Saute until the garlic is tender, about 1 minute.
  • Add the wine and bring to a boil. Add the tomatoes. Bring to a simmer. Simmer until the tomatoes begin to break down and the flavors blend, about 5 minutes.
  • Stir in the clams. Cover and cook for 5 minutes.
  • Stir in the mussels. Cover and cook until the clams and mussels open, about 5 minutes longer.
  • Using a tongs, transfer the opened shellfish to serving bowls (discard any shellfish that do not open).
  • Add the shrimp and basil to the simmering broth. Simmer until the shrimp are just cooked through, about 1 1/2 minutes.
  • Divide the shrimp and tomato broth among the bowls.
  • Add the spinach, cherry tomatoes and lemon.
  • Serve with the warm bread.


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Serving: 1cup | Calories: 871kcal | Carbohydrates: 46g | Protein: 40g | Fat: 58g | Saturated Fat: 0g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0g | Monounsaturated Fat: 0g | Trans Fat: 0g | Cholesterol: 268mg | Sodium: 870mg | Potassium: 0mg | Fiber: 0g | Sugar: 0g | Vitamin A: 0IU | Vitamin C: 0mg | Calcium: 0mg | Iron: 0mg