23, September, 2023

Sea snails with tomato

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Sea snails with tomato

Sea snails with tomato are a great appetizer to serve, but also a second dish of fish very tasty, delicious and not too expensive.

It is who loves them and who hates them!

We really like them! Sea snails with sauce are a tasty appetizer, simple and not too expensive.

This dish is also very versatile, you can both present it as a small appetizer accompanied by croutons, you can use it as a sauce for a first course of pasta and, see a little, you can also propose it as a second dish accompanied by a fresh polenta made.

In short, prepare in quantity and you will see that there will not be half left!

They taste accompanied by a good glass of white wine.

How to prepare the sea snails with tomato

Ingredients for 4 people:

  •  1 kg of snails
  •  2 cloves of garlic
  •  chilli pepper
  •  Extra virgin olive oil Q. b
  •  800 gr tomato sauce
  •   salt q. b


Put the sea snails into soak with water and salt for 2 hours.

Soak the  sea snails

After this time, rinse the sea snails well with water and put them to boil, together with 1 tablespoon of coarse salt for 16 minutes. When they are ready, low-cut and rinse several times with cold water rubbing them well with your hands to eliminate the skin that they have on the tail.

rinse The boiled sea snails

Put the sea lumachines aside and start preparing the saute base with the whole garlic cloves, extra virgin olive oil and chilli pepper.

sauted Garlic Chili Oil

As soon as the garlic turns golden, combine the sea lumachines and sauté for a while.

Sauté the Sea snails

Add the tomato puree, stir and salt and continue cooking for 20-25 minutes until the sauce thickens.

Sea snails with tomato


Buy fresh sea lumachines and cook them within a few hours. With the sauce of the sea lumachines you can prepare a first of pasta you want. You can serve the hot sea lumachines as an appetizer with bread croutons or accompanied by fried and crispy polenta.

Enjoy your meal!

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