Spicy Sicilian Clam Soup with Fregola

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      30 min

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Easy Soups from Scratch with Quick Breads to Match: 70 Recipes to Pair and Share

By Ivy Manning

Published 2017

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If you love linguini and clams in red sauce, then you’ll love this Sicilian soup. The pasta ribbons are replaced by small, BB-size toasted pasta called fregola, which simmers in a saucy broth of garlic, anchovies, seafood broth, and good-quality jarred marinara sauce. It’s lightning-quick and ticks all the boxes when I’m craving Mediterranean shellfish.

I love to soak up the briny broth with a roll wrapped in salty prosciutto or a wedge