Linguine with Clam Sauce


This linguine with clam sauce is an easy, inexpensive meal. Try the clam sauce over any pasta; lemon-pepper linguine is especially tasty. You can stretch the sauce for larger portions by adding 1/2 cup of chicken broth.

Prep Time:
5 mins
Cook Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
20 mins
linguine with clams


  • 1 (16 ounce) package linguini pasta

  • 2 (6.5 ounce) cans minced clams, with juice

  • ½ cup vegetable oil

  • ¼ cup butter

  • 1 tablespoon dried parsley

  • ¼ tablespoon dried basil

  • ½ teaspoon minced garlic

  • ground black pepper to taste


  1. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Cook linguine at a boil until tender yet firm to the bite, about 11 minutes. Drain.

  2. While the pasta is cooking, combine clams with juice, oil, butter, parsley, basil, garlic, and pepper in a large saucepan. Cook over medium heat until boiling.

  3. Serve warm clam sauce over pasta.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

878 Calories
43g Fat
85g Carbs
37g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 878
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 43g 55%
Saturated Fat 11g 57%
Cholesterol 92mg 31%
Sodium 190mg 8%
Total Carbohydrate 85g 31%
Dietary Fiber 5g 18%
Protein 37g
Vitamin C 21mg 106%
Calcium 120mg 9%
Iron 30mg 168%
Potassium 694mg 15%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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