Sausage and Clams with Chickpeas

  • carolfitz Posted: 12/31/08
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    Easy to make, followed recipe except subbed Portuguese sausage for the Italian. Too time-challenged to make the recommended Fideos, so served over plain fresh linguine. Excellent.

  • DanaSam Posted: 01/12/09
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    This is absolutely awesome. We used sweet turkey italian sausage b/c I couldn't find the hot version and it was great...we used tobasco to kick it up a notch. Serve with egg noodles if you are not up to making the Fideos. Will make this again soon.

  • Ellielk Posted: 11/10/08
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    I made this tonight and it was delicious and the portions generous. I made it with the Fedeo pasta recipe and mixed them both together. I also used a can of 'baby' clams drained instead of the clams in shells. I didn't think ahead to buy any crusty rolls or bread so ate it more like soup. Instead of kale, I used two bags of spinach and it didn't overpower the rest of the flavors. I can't wait to have the leftovers. This was wonderful!

  • soupmom Posted: 04/28/10
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    Fabulous and easy!! Used spicy chicken sausage, and it flavored the entire soup wonderfully. Used a 5-oz. bag of baby spinach. Used a dry white wine instead of sherry. Didn't bother with the pasta; we ate it as a stew and portions were generous. This one is a keeper!

  • ThePaintedPony Posted: 11/22/08
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    This was a phenomenal recipe. Both my husband and I loved it. The ONLY change I made was to add more red pepper flakes because we like it spicy! This is GREAT as is. :-)

  • rakip1 Posted: 07/11/11
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    This recipe is superb. I'm always on the lookout for tasty kale recipes as I have a bounty of kale this year. This can be served as a soup or served over pasta. I used canned clams because I had them in my pantry - fresh clams would definitely be best and next time I'll use fresh.

  • Onecentinvegas Posted: 03/11/12
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    YUMMMmmmm! I didn't bother browning the pasta and all that. Just made the sauce and served it over whole wheat linguine. I thought it was KILLER, but my husband wasn't quite as enthusiastic about it as I was. Still, I'd make it again because it is sooooooooooo good!

  • calteri Posted: 05/22/13
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    I had a lot of left-over kale and happened upon this recipe. Loved it! This left such a good flavor in my mouth. It was super easy and fairly quick. We ate it over a small bit of linguini and had a very crusty bread to dip in the juice. Definitely will have again.

  • ssardella Posted: 06/30/13
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    Excellent, and very easy to make. No mess, because it's all in one pot. Definitely serve with pasta AND crusty bread. We only did pasta and I was wishing I had something to sop up all that yummy broth.


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