Snails in the Liguria manner

Snails in the Liguria manner
Lumache alla ligure (Img: Provincia di Savona)

Ingredients :

  • 40 snails ready for cooking (cleaned and purged)
  • 1 shallot
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1 glass of tomato puree
  • vegetable broth
  • extra virgin olive oil
  • salt and pepper as needed

Preparation:
Peel and chop the shallots and the garlic clove. Heat 2-3 tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil in a crock pot with shallots and garlic, then add the snails. Pour the red wine and sprinkle with a few ladles of broth. Add the tomato sauce. Let snails cook for about two hours, adding a little broth when needed. Add  salt and pepper.
When cooked, sprinkle with freshly chopped parsley and serve immediately.
Recipe given by Migliorini Institute of Finale Ligure.