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Luiuaelie (snails) Alla Ligure    HT   HD    Italian    60mins

Serves 4     Hot   Vegetables  Herbs  Alcohol  Hors d'oeuvre   Appetizer   Starter   Gluten Wheat Dairy Free  Eggless   Italy  Europe 



100g/4oz Button Mushrooms, sliced

1 Onion, finely chopped

1 Garlic Clove, crushed

60ml/2fl.oz. Olive Oil

2 teasp Fresh Basil, chopped

2 teasp Freshly Chopped  Oregano

225g/8oz tin Chopped Tomatoes

Salt and Pepper

150ml/5fl.oz. Dry White Wine

1 x 200g/7oz tin Snails (Escargot)




1. Heat oil in frying pan. Add onions, garlic, herbs and mushrooms and cook for 5 minutes. Add the tomato, season with salt and pepper to taste and stir well.


2. Reduce heat and cook gently for 30 minutes, stirring from time to time. 


3. Add the wine and snails and cook for a further 10 minutes. Serve immediately.


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Key techniques required to make this recipe

Chop to – To cut into pieces of approximately the same size.
Boil  - To bring a liquid to boiling temperature and to maintain it throughout the cooking time

Sauté  - The cooking of food in a small amount of fat, preferably in a single layer, until it browns and softens. It is important not to overfill the pan.


Freezing/Make ahead


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Main equipment required to make this Recipe


Chopping Knife


Wooden or Plastic Spoon

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