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Clam Linguine Recipe
  • READY IN 35 mins

Clam Linguine

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"This a simple and delicious recipe with clams and garlic. It can be served as an elegant dish or as a quick meal with french bread, if desired."

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Original recipe makes 2 to 4 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    15 mins
  • COOK

    20 mins

    35 mins


  1. In a medium saucepan over medium heat, combine olive oil, butter, garlic, tomatoes and parsley; simmer and let reduce. Add some clam juice if the sauce reduces too much.
  2. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add pasta and cook for 3 minutes or until al dente; drain.
  3. Add clams to the skillet and heat through; top with cheese and serve immediately.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Dec 23, 2003

This was terrific, but I made a few alterations. I used half the butter, double the garlic, added 1/4 cup white wine, added 1/2 chicken broth cube added some red pepper strips and added garlic salt

Most Helpful Critical Review
Nov 03, 2011

I make this all the time and my 4 children beg for it. You can use can clam I use fresh also I add olives and fresh lemons.

Dec 23, 2003

I have made this recipe countless times. Over years I have added a couple of things. I have added about 1/2 cup of Parmesan Chesse and 1/2 cup of heavy cream when reducing the sauce. Also a pinch of salt and pepper.

Apr 09, 2006

Really tasty! I made a couple changes: substituted 1/4 cup of white wine and about a half tablespoon of butter instead of the full quarter cup, I used a little extra garlic, and used a ten ounce can of clams. This was really delicious with a baguette- a kicky upgrade to my usual white clam sauce. I'll be making this one again and again.

Jun 26, 2003

Delicious Meal!! I subbed a can of stewed tomatoes for the chopped tomato.Also used fresh clams;added them after reducing the sauce. Used 1/3 C. of white wine instead of clam juice.This is a meal that will impress.My wife loved it!! Really easy to make.

Aug 26, 2007

I made this today and really enjoyed it. I tend to intensify flavors, and this is how I tweaked this: to one lb. linguine I added 4 cans of clams, 3/4 lb. baby shrimp, 1 15 oz. can no sodium diced tomatoes (all I had, I would recommend two or three cans), 12 cloves of minced garlic, 1/4 cup minced onion, 15 oz. can sodium reduced chicken stock, 2 cups minced parsley, 3/4 cup olive oil, NO BUTTER (too much unhealthy fat and sodium-not needed), 2 Tbs. white pepper, 2 tsp. basil, and 1 1/2 cups of parmesan/romano cheese. Decadent, VERY authentic tasting...gourmet...delish!

Oct 13, 2003

This was great! Very easy except fpr the peeling and deseeding the tomatoes (but you'll be glad you did). I substituted the 1/4 cup of butter for a 1/4 cup of white wine, and I put just a teaspoon full os margarine instead and it was awesome.

Jul 12, 2010

Excellent! I didn't have fresh tomatoes, but I used canned diced tomatoes and it was still fantastic.


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  • Calories
  • 755 kcal
  • 38%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 67.5 g
  • 22%
  • Cholesterol
  • 94 mg
  • 31%
  • Fat
  • 40.6 g
  • 62%
  • Fiber
  • 5.1 g
  • 21%
  • Protein
  • 33.2 g
  • 66%
  • Sodium
  • 401 mg
  • 16%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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