Gluten-Free Basil Garlic Penne with Littleneck Clams

Serving Size:  2-3

Ingredients:

9 oz. Pappardelle’s Gluten-Free Basil Garlic Penne
1/2 dozen littleneck clams, in shells
1/2 cup tomato, diced
1/8 cup green onion, chopped
1/8 cup fresh basil, finely chopped
3/4 teaspoon garlic, finely chopped
3/4 teaspoon Bella Sol California Extra Virgin Olive Oil
1/8 teaspoon black pepper

Instructions: 

  1. Wash clams thoroughly under cold running water and set aside. Combine tomatoes, onions, basil, garlic, oil and pepper in a large saucepan. Place clams on top of mixture and simmer on medium heat until clams open. Remove clams from shells.
  2. Meanwhile, cook pasta in a large pot of boiling salted water until just tender, but still firm, stirring occasionally, about 8-10 mins. Drain and place pasta in a large mixing bowl. Combine pasta and clams, mixing thoroughly. Serve immediately.