Seafood Pasta



3 tablespoons olive oil divided use

1/2 cup onion finely chopped

2 teaspoons garlic minced

1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes optional

28 ounce can San Marzano Whole Tomatoes pureed in a blender or food processor
salt and pepper to taste

2 tablespoons butter

12 ounces spaghetti or other long pasta

1/2 pound shrimp peeled and deveined, leave tails on if desired for nicer presentation

1/2 pound sea scallops

1/2 pound clams scrubbed


1/2 pound mussels scrubbed and de-bearded

2 tablespoons parsley chopped


Heat 2 tablespoons of the olive oil in a large pan over medium heat. Add the onions and cook for 4-5 minutes or until softened. Add the garlic then cook for about 1 minute.

Stir in the red pepper flakes (optional), then add the pureed tomatoes. Season with salt and pepper to taste.

Bring to a simmer and cook for 20 minutes or until sauce has just started to thicken. Stir in the butter, then remove the sauce from the heat.