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Pasta With White Clam Sauce Recipe

Pasta With White Clam Sauce

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"This quick and easy meal is sure to please. My family enjoys this recipe with angel hair pasta. Garnish with grated Parmesan cheese."

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  1. Begin preparing pasta. While preparing pasta, saute onions and garlic in olive oil. Add all ingredients except can of clam sauce. Heat on medium. Once mixture is heated, reduce heat to medium low and add clam sauce. Heat slowly.
  2. Once pasta is done, combine with sauce mixture and garnish with parmesan cheese. Enjoy!
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Sep 27, 2007

I made this recipe for my parents 31st Anniversary last night as a main dish. They loved it! I followed the recipe exactly and was left with 2 extra servings of pasta. I will only use 4 ounces of pasta for 2 people next time. I did not mix the clam sauce with the pasta, but rather mixed the pasta with 1tbl spoon of olive oil and put the sauce in the center of the pasta, added some fresh basil and topped it with parmesean cheese. It looks great this way and they loved it! Make sure to use Angel hair pasta for this recipe, anything else is too thick. I have also uploaded a photo I took of the dish I made.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Jul 06, 2009

Everyone complained that the red pepper overwhelmed all of the other flavors. Otherwise I would have given it four stars.

Aug 14, 2004

I used a can of chopped clams and add the clam juice as directed, then I add shrimp, scallops, and lastly the clams. I season it with basil, and use angel hair pasta. This is so easy and so delicious!

Jun 30, 2008

Oh my goodness! So yummy and so simple! I was impressed that such simple ingredients could be this good. I definitely recommend this for a quick, hot meal. Even my picky toddlers loved it. I've never made this kind of pasta before so I wasn't sure what "White Clam Sauce" was in the ingredient list. I went to the jarred pasta sauce section at the grocery store to look for it. If anyone else is confused, I'm pretty sure the recipe is calling for canned clams in it's juice. I used Chicken of the Sea's brand of Chopped Clams and poured the whole thing in with the liquid. It was fabulous.

Nov 19, 2010

I'm not a big fan of seafood with pasta but since I had a can of clams, I decided to give it a try. VERY good and I will be making it again but cutting the red pepper flakes to 1/4 teaspoon. I thought it was just a tad too hot. But all in all, I really enjoyed this!

May 17, 2010

I made this dish and it was GREAT!!!! All my guests couldn't stop talking about it.

Jul 14, 2011

Yum! The only changes were that I added a little half and half, some fresh parsley and garlic salt. Delicious and easy!

Oct 27, 2010

My boyfriend raved about this and our son ate it up! I felt it needed more meat so next time I might buy some clams and chop them up. The flavor was great regardless!


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  • Calories
  • 656 kcal
  • 33%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 71.3 g
  • 23%
  • Cholesterol
  • 101 mg
  • 34%
  • Fat
  • 28.7 g
  • 44%
  • Fiber
  • 5 g
  • 20%
  • Protein
  • 21.8 g
  • 44%
  • Sodium
  • 670 mg
  • 27%

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

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