Spicy Linguine and Mussels Marinara

  • Servings: 6

Impress your guests with the flavor and sophistication of this linguine and spicy mussels dish.


16 ozSan Giorgio® Linguine
3 Tbspsolive oil
2/3 cuponion, chopped
6garlic cloves, minced
1 can(28 oz) diced tomatoes, undrained
1 tspdried oregano leaves
1/2 tspsalt
1/4 tspground red pepper (cayenne)
1/4 tspfinely chopped parsley
1/2 cupdry white wine
36mussels or clams, scrubbed and beards removed from the mussels
2 Tbspstomato paste


  1. In a large saucepan over medium heat, heat oil; cook onion and garlic until tender, stirring frequently.
  2. Add tomatoes with juice, oregano, salt, cayenne, parsley and wine; heat to boiling. Cook over medium heat, uncovered, 20 to 25 minutes, stirring frequently.
  3. Meanwhile, prepare pasta according to package directions; drain.
  4. Add mussels in shells to sauce; cook, covered, 3 to 5 minutes or until opened. Discard mussels that do not open. With slotted spoon, remove mussels.
  5. Add tomato paste to sauce; cook 2 minutes.
  6. Remove 2 dozen mussels from shells; add to sauce. Toss pasta and sauce; serve garnished with remaining mussels in shells.