Pepe's Cataplana

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6 servings (serving size: about 6 clams and 1 1/3 cups sauce)


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6 ounces (1/4-inch) diagonally sliced turkey kielbasa or chorizo
1 cup diced onion
1 cup chopped green bell pepper
1 cup chopped red bell pepper
3 garlic cloves, minced
1 1/2 cups coarsely chopped mushrooms
1 cup chopped green onions
2 cups water
2 cups dry white wine
1 (8-ounce) bottle clam juice
3 dozen littleneck clams, scrubbed


Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add sausage; sauté 4 minutes. Reduce heat to medium-low. Add diced onion, bell peppers, and garlic; sauté 5 minutes. Add mushrooms and green onions; sauté 2 minutes.

Add water, wine, tomato sauce, and clam juice; bring to a boil. Reduce heat, and simmer 25 minutes. Add clams; cover, and simmer 5 minutes or until clam shells open. Discard any unopened clam shells.

Created date

September 1998

Nutritional Information

Calories 136
Caloriesfromfat 30 %
Fat 4.5 g
Satfat 1.4 g
Monofat 1.2 g
Polyfat 0.5 g
Protein 9.8 g
Carbohydrate 15.4 g
Fiber 2.9 g
Cholesterol 23 mg
Iron 8.9 mg
Sodium 581 mg
Calcium 78 mg