You can make a campfire seafood pasta with minimal provisions. All it takes is a few cans, some dry spaghetti and garlic-lemon butter (that you made back at home). Once the water comes to a boil the dish comes together quickly, so more time for marshmallow toasting and star-gazing.
Recipe courtesy of Food Network Kitchen
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Creamy Campfire Clam Pasta with Tomatoes
Total:
30 min
Active:
15 min
Yield:
4 servings
Level:
Easy
Total:
30 min
Active:
15 min
Yield:
4 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients

Directions

Mix together the parsley, red pepper flakes, garlic, butter, lemon zest and 1/2 teaspoon salt in a medium bowl. Transfer to a small plastic storage container with a lid and freeze until ready to use. (Pack the frozen butter in your cooler, it will help cool your food.)

Heat the oil in a small skillet over medium-high heat until it shimmers, about 1 minute. Add the breadcrumbs and a pinch of salt and cook, stirring, until golden and toasted, about 4 minutes. Can be made a day ahead, pack in a small plastic re-sealable bag. 

(Make sure to pack all of the other ingredients and equipment.)

Build a medium-high campfire that has a grate for cooking. 

When ready to cook, combine the tomatoes, clams and 1 1/2 cups water in a large saucepan, on the grate, directly over the fire and bring to a boil. Add the pasta to the boiling sauce and stir to coat. Bring back to a boil for 30 seconds then remove from the heat and cover with a lid, let sit for 3 minutes. Uncover and stir in the butter (which will have thawed in the cooler) and the juice of the zested lemon. 

Divide among 4 bowls and top with breadcrumbs.

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