Savory Littleneck Clams in Wine
Clams and wines are classic go-to partners. This flavor combination is well-balanced. That is why most of the clam recipes always take advantage of wine as a pairing, not just a drink, but also as one of the main components in the dish.
For additional flavor notes, you can add a stalk of lemongrass or a bunch of dill. You can also add some vegetables such as corn or potatoes to add body to the dish. A bit of cream and saffron would also be wonderful in this dish.
1 cup basil leaves
5 tablespoons butter
2 cloves garlic
1 cup dry white wine
1 tbsp lemon juice
1 cup vegetable stock
Salt and pepper to taste
- Using a blender, blend the basil and vegetable stock until smooth.
- In a large skillet, melt 2 tablespoons of butter and sauté minced garlic until fragrant.
- Add wine and lemon...
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