Tagliatelle with cockles


Tagliatelle with cockles
In this recipe, the cockles and pasta are prepared separately, then mixed with the sauce at the last minute.

The cockles are first cooked quickly, then shelled carefully (I find it unpleasant to have to do this on the plate) and the cooking juices are used to prepare a cream sauce.

The tagliatelle are cooked alongside, then the cockles are added with spring onions and the sauce.
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Last modified on: June 24th 2018

Keywords for this recipe:PastaCocklesTagliatelleCream
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1 hour 38 min.38 min.2 hours 16 min.
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Step by step recipe


Stage 1 - 1 hour 30 min.
Tagliatelle with cockles : Photo of step #1

Prepare the cockles


Prepare 500 g cockles.

Set aside.

Stage 2 - 15 min.
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Prepare the cream sauce


Save the cooking juices and transfer to a small sucepan.

Put on medium heat and reduce by 3/4.

Stage 3 - 15 min.
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Pour 150 ml liquid cream into the pan, pepper, but do not salt. Stir well, then leave to thicken on low heat.

Stage 4 - 6 min.
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Cook the pasta

Meanwhile, cook the pasta, then set aside.

Stage 5 - 5 min.
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Combine everything


Chop 100 g spring onion (scallion) and parsley.

Stage 6 - 2 min.
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Pour 3 tablespoons olive oil into a large pan on medium heat.

When hot, add the onion, salt and pepper. Cook for 1 or 2 minutes.

Stage 7 - 2 min.
Tagliatelle with cockles : Photo of step #7
Tip the pasta into the pan, add the cockes and cream sauce. Mix well.

Stage 8 - 1 min.
Tagliatelle with cockles : Photo of step #8
Finish with the chopped parsley; stir this in and your pasta is ready.
Remarks
Or course, you can use any other kind of pasta you like instead of the tagliatelle.

If you do not have any spring onions, use an ordinary onion or shallot.
Keeping
A few days in the fridge, covered with plastic film.
Nutritional information
Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
1,875 Kcal or 7,850 Kj48 gr217 gr90 gr
94 %19 %20 %14 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
171 Kcal or 716 Kj4 gr20 gr8 gr
9 %2 %2 %1 %
Per person
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
469 Kcal or 1,964 Kj12 gr54 gr23 gr
23 %5 %5 %3 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman (change to a man).
How much will it cost?
  • For 4 people : 4.20 €
  • Per person : 1.05 €

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Source
Home made.
This recipe uses (among others)
CocklesCockles: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Crusty cockle tart, Fisherman's Ragout, Fillets of sole Dieppoise, How to prepare cockles, ... All
PastaPasta: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Pasta with pesto and preserved tomatoes, Spaghetti with mushrooms, Penne with purple artichokes, Tuna pasta, Mozzarella pasta bake, ... All
Liquid creamLiquid cream: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Quiche Bretonne, Caramelized pear custard tart, Pasta with mustard-cream sauce, Pistachio ice cream, Stuffed pumpkin gratin, ... All
Spring onion (scallion)Spring onion (scallion): You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Super-green, super-thrifty soup, Thin summer tart "à la grecque", Kérinou slices, Endive and cheese salad with croutons, Salmon "en papillote" with small vegetables, ... All
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  • This sounds absolutely delicious! I shall probably do it on Tuesday. I really am enjoying your site, it's all so clear and easy to follow.

    Cheers!
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    Posted by Liz june 24th 2018 at 14:17 (n° 1)
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