Clams Kokkinisto

Clams Kokkinisto


"Inspired by my Greek mother-in-law's Kokkinisto. I decided to add clams for something different. Spoon over rice or angel hair pasta, sprinkle with crumbled feta cheese, and serve with crusty bread and white wine."


1 h 15 m servings 210 cals
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Original recipe yields 6 servings



  • Calories:
  • 210 kcal
  • 11%
  • Fat:
  • 11.3 g
  • 17%
  • Carbs:
  • 15.4g
  • 5%
  • Protein:
  • 13.4 g
  • 27%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 53 mg
  • 18%
  • Sodium:
  • 984 mg
  • 39%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a large saucepan, saute the onion, celery, and garlic in 2 tablespoons olive oil until tender. Stir in tomatoes, tomato paste, and clams. Season with bay leaves, chili pepper flakes, oregano, and salt and pepper to taste. Cover, and simmer for 1 hour, until tomatoes begin to turn deep red in colour and the sauce thickens. Stir in remaining 2 tablespoons olive oil near the end of the cooking time.
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  1. 32 Ratings


This was absolutely amazing! Everything about this recipe was awesome, from preparation to eating the leftovers the next day! This is definitely easy to prepare, and was fun to make with the kid...

This was FABULOUS!!!!!! I do love clams so I may be a bit biased. I used garlic peeled tomatoes and doubled the amount of garlic called for and also doubled the amount of clams (minus the juic...

It's funny...when it's been awhile since I've found a 5-star recipe, I start to get antsy and try to give 5 stars to 3- or 4-star recipes. It takes a recipe like this to bring me back down to e...

Really Really good. I added an extra can of clams (drained) and used diced tamatoes with spices already in them. Served over angel hair pasta with feta sprinkled on top. Everyone really liked ...

Now our favourite family pasta. It works best by being generous with the olive oil and slow cooking in creuset type covered pot.

This was a wonderful clam sauce. Served it over pasta with the feta cheese. It was so easy and very tasty. I will definetly make it again!

This recipe is delicious. I've been eyeing it up for a while and finally gave it a whirl. I've never tried clams and had bought a can out of curiosity. I halved the recipe as there are only the ...

Very tasty, healthy meal.

I must admit that I was a little "iffy" at the thought of using CANNED clams....I'm not much of a canned items user but this was FANTASTIC.....delicate flavor....nice texture.....healthy....inex...