Seafood Spaghetti w/ Wine - THEGRAPE

Seafood Spaghetti With Wine

Who doesn’t love a good spaghetti dinner? For many it’s a most memorable childhood meal; with the slurping of noodles and sauce, paired with a perfectly crunchy piece of garlic bread. Today we present a twist on this oldie but goodie. This spaghetti recipe combines one of your favorite noodles with a variety of seafood. Scroll to the end for our Grape Certified wines that’ll pair well with this meal.

For this seafood spaghetti with wine pairing, serve these Grape Certified white wines between 55°F – 65°F to ensure the most flavorful and enjoyable experience.

 

Ingredients

  1. 24 each (clams, mussels, shrimp)
  2. 8 pieces sea urchin
  3. ½ cup slice squid
  4. 16 oz spaghetti
  5. ¼ cup olive oil
  6. 1 tsp crushed red pepper
  7. 4 thinly shaved garlic cloves

 

With a 45 minute prep and cook time, your favorite grape certified bottle of wine will have time to breathe before sitting down and enjoying this delicious meal for 6.

 

Preparation

  1. Cook clams and mussels in ½ cup water. Separate the meat from the clams and mussels; discarding the shells. Set aside the liquid.
  2. Cook the spaghetti in boiling salted water.
  3. While the spaghetti cooks, in a large sauce pan with olive oil, sauté the red peppers & garlic on medium-high heat until lightly browned.
  4. After removing the sautéed peppers and garlic from the pan, add 6-8 oz of pasta cooking water to the sauté pan. Keep heat on medium-high.
  5. When the pasta is ¾ of the way cooked, add it to the sauté pan. Set the boiling water aside.
  6. Add more clams and mussels juice to spaghetti in sauté pan to achieve creaminess. As needed, add saved pasta water.
  7. Add seafood (minus urchin) to sauté pan as spaghetti nears cooked. Finish cooking pasta with clams, mussels, shrimp and squid until al dente.
  8. Once cooked, toss seafood pasta with the sea urchin, serve and enjoy. Bon Appetit!

 

Ideal Seafood Spaghetti With Wine Pairing: Your Favorite White Wine

Seven Hills Oregon Pinot Gris 2011

Price & Store: $14 – Total Wine, Wine.com & Select Wine Shops

Wine Rating: Grape Certified Gold

 

Landmark Overlook Chardonnay 2011

Price & Store: $20 – Total Wine, Wine.com & BevMo

Wine Rating: Grape Certified Gold

 

Vine Cliff Los Carneros Chardonnay 2009 & 2010

Price & Store: $32 – Total Wine, Wine.com & Select Wine Shops

Wine Rating: Grape Certified Gold

 

Cheers to those of you who enjoy a delicious food and wine pairing! Join us at www.thegrape.com to learn about and share amazing wines and delicious recipes.

 

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