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FRITTATA DI NICCHI

Ingredients for 4 people

Ingredients for 4 people:1.7 kg of nicchi (tellina a type of clam) to be shelled 4 eggs 60 ml of extra virgin olive oil parsley salt and pepper to taste.

Preparazione

Purge the nicchi of sand by leaving them for at least 24 hours in salty water, put them in a wide, low casserole, cover and cook briefly over a high heat to open them. Shell the nicchi and throw away the shells. In a bowl, beat the eggs and season with the chopped parsley, salt and pepper and add to the shelled nicchi. Cook the frittata (omelette) on both sides in a pan with hot oil and when cooked, dry with kitchen towel.

Olio consigliato

Once the frittata is cooked, a drizzle of extra virgin olive oil is recommended, using quite a sweet oil.

Vino suggerito

Without a shadow of a doubt the correct choice is a well flavoured white DOC, of your choice.