Italian Seafood Pasta Recipes That Will Blow Your Mind

With access to fresh seafood from the Mediterranean Sea, Italian seafood pasta recipes are abundant throughout Italy—especially along the coast, in the south and on the Italian island of Sardegna.

Here’s a look at five of our favorite Italian seafood pasta recipes, starting with…

#1 Spaghetti with Clam Sauce

Spaghetti with White Clam Sauce!

This Spaghetti with Clams recipe is a classic, with succulent clams, a hint of garlic, parsley and white wine! We’ll walk you through making this restaurant-quality dish at home—from prepping the clams to making the irresistible creamy sauce with fresh clam juice.

#2 Spaghetti with Mussels and Tomatoes

Spaghetti with Mussels —It’s as good as it looks!

Another popular Italian seafood pasta in Italy? It’s Pasta with Mussels and Tomatoes! Mussels tend to be more economical than clams and are easier to prep. Yes, this dish is as good as it looks!

#3 Sicilian Swordfish Pasta with Eggplant

Sicilian Swordfish Pasta with Eggplant Tomato Sauce

Sicily is well-known for it’s seafood pasta dishes. This is one of our favorites! With fresh swordfish, eggplants and tomato sauce made (ideally) with fresh tomatoes, this dish is both hearty and incredibly tasty.

#4 Fregola Pasta Recipe with Clams

Seafood Fregola from the Italian island of Sardegna!

A traditional recipe from the romantic Italian island of Sardegna, this dish combines a traditional Sardinian pasta called fregola (fregula in Sardegna) with clams and/or mussels.

#5 Seafood Spaghetti

Seafood Spaghetti made with love by Italian Grandma Lulu!

One of our favorite Valentine’s Day recipes , this is the ultimate seafood spaghetti! A seafood extravaganza—with clams, mussels, shrimp and calamari—the sauce of this pasta is one of the best things we’ve ever put in our mouths!

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