Pasta Con Frutti Di Mare (Pasta with fruits of the sea)
Recipe type: entrees
  • 1 pound spaghetti
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 4 cups marinara sauce
  • ½ cup shrimp stock or clam juice
  • 1 pound mussels
  • ½ pound littleneck or manila clams
  • ¼ pound rock or tiger shrimp
  • ¼ pound calamari, cut into rings
  • ¼ pound bay scallops
  • ¼ cup fresh Italian parsley, chopped
  • For the shrimp stock:
  • Shrimp shells
  • 2 celery stalks, chopped
  • ½ an onion, chopped
  • 2 cups water
  • ½ cup white wine
  • bay leaf
  • Italian seasoning
  • Red pepper flakes
  1. In a small saucepan, simmer stock ingredients.
  2. Bring water for pasta to a boil. In the meantime, scrub clams, debeard mussels and shell and devein shrimp.
  3. When water boils, add pasta.
  4. In a large sauté pan, heat olive oil, then sauté garlic.
  5. Add strained stock or clam juice, along with clams and mussels.
  6. Put lid on and steam until mollusks open.
  7. Add marinara sauce, shrimp, calamari and parsley.
  8. Cover again and cook for two minutes, then add scallops.
  9. Replace lid and cook for two more minutes, until scallops are just heated through.
  10. Drain pasta.
  11. Add to sauté pan and toss, then serve.
  12. Garnish with more parsley.
Recipe by Pizza Today at