FETTUCCINE WITH ISLAND CLAMS
Ingredients Garlic Olive Oil, as needed 1 cup uncured sopressata, diced 2 tablespoons sliced garlic ½ cup English peas, cleaned ½ cup snow peas, cleaned ½ cup snap peas, cleaned 18 clams, cleaned 1 cup white wine 2 cups chicken stock 4 tablespoons butter 2 lemons, juiced ½ pound fresh Bleu Basil fettuccine 1 cup pea shoots
Directions Bring large pot of salted water to a simmer. Add Garlic Olive Oil to sauté pan set over medium-high heat. Add sopressata and render out fat for 1 to 2 minutes. Add garlic, all peas, and clams to pan. Sauté until garlic is caramelized. Deglaze pan with white wine and reduce by half. Add stock, butter, and lemon juice. Cover and keep at slow simmer until clams start to open. While sauce is simmering, bring pot of salted water to full boil and add fettuccine. Cook pasta for about 3 minutes, occasionally stirring to help pasta cook evenly. Test for desired texture before straining. Strain pasta and add to sauté pan. Cook all ingredients for 1 minute, or until all clams have opened. Add salt and additional lemon if needed. Place in serving bowls and garnish with pea shoots.