Tarragon Cream Clam Lentil Rotini
My partner ate corn mac and cheese, I had this for early brunch. Yet healthier but super rich and smooth, It was completely satisfying.
The next morning after I cooked clam soup I always cook this dish. Tarragon pairs well with white sauce, it’s very famous for many people as is. Chicken, mushroom and so on. As a sauce and a basis of the dish. But you could enjoy it with clam.
Well, it’s clam juice based seafood broth, the basis of the broth is clam anyhow.
On that, the combination of tarragon and cream sauce, nothing but bliss. You don’t need to even take this tips in action, just have your way with a kick! In the morning, at lunchtime, in the evening, by all means. Take a shot.
Made with lentil based beet rotini.
Using non semolina past is great for low carb friendly diet. Roughly there are 5 major base ingredients for the main basis of so called non semolina pasta in market. Chickpea, edamame, rice, black bean and lentil.
All these ‘pasta’ are either people like it or hate it, I know. Pretty much notorious in some ways, makes sense. Still it will be great in itself.
Absolutely way better than usual pasta in (net) carb, sugar, protein even dietary fiber content. Aftertaste wise, yet earthier and nuttier. To top it off, way easier to cook. No need to boil it.
If you’re looking for a good chance to try, give it a shot! It will not ruin the flavor of this dish. At times, you just can not substitute usual pasta with semolina alternatives on a formula level.
But it will be a nice case if you have a taste for the pastas. Earthy taste with creamy and smooth texture, It can’t be made with semolina pasta if you don’t use a lot of fat. Plus, It seriously goes well with tarragon.
• Little tips
1. For the clam broth
▶️100g fresh clams prepared
▶️1/2 cup celery leaves
▶️3 tsp. ground black pepper
▶️2 handfuls of green onions or spring onions
▶️1/4 tsp. Kosher salt
▶️3 cups water
▶️A filter bag filled with 1/4 cup dried shrimp and 4 whole cloves of garlic
The top part of those should be cut to better mouthfeel.
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