Pasta with Oysters, shallots, Garlic and Tomatoes


  • 40 oysters, shucked + some juice

  • 2 cups tomatoes, diced

  • 3 garlic cloves, finely chopped

  • 3 shallots, finely chopped

  • small handful of flat-leaf parsley, cut in long, thin strips

  • 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese, grated

  • 1/2 lemon

  • olive oil

  • salt

  • ground black pepper

  • pasta


  1. Cook your choice of pasta in boiling water. Set aside.

  2. In a large pan, cook the oysters in a bit of olive oil for about 1 minute.

  3. Add the shallots, garlic and parsley. Cook on high heat for another minute.

  4. Add the tomatoes and simmer for a couple of minutes. Season to taste with salt and pepper.

  5. Top the pasta with the sauce, some parmesan, parsley and a squeeze of lemon juice.