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Pasta with Clam Sauce

Rated as 4.5 out of 5 Stars
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"Rich and satisfying."
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Ingredients

1 h servings 938
Original recipe yields 6 servings

Directions

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  1. In a large skillet over medium heat, cook mushrooms and bell pepper in 2 tablespoons butter until tender. Remove from heat and set aside.
  2. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add pasta and cook for 8 to 10 minutes or until al dente; drain. Steam broccoli in colander over pasta water, or in steamer, until bright green, 5 to 10 minutes.
  3. Toss cooked pasta with 1/4 cup butter, Parmesan, oregano, parsley, garlic powder and black pepper. Cover and set aside to keep warm.
  4. In a medium saucepan over medium heat, melt 1/2 cup butter. Dump in flour all at once and whisk until smooth. Whisk in cream and chicken broth a little at a time and cook until mixture thickens. Stir in clams and reserved broccoli, mushrooms and bell pepper. Heat through and toss with pasta. Serve at once.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 938 calories; 60.6 70.8 32 224 358 Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

Very good base recipe. I did make a few changes. I couldn't see using chicken broth when I had clam juice just sitting there. Tossed that in and added a little white wine.

Most helpful critical review

Good, but bland. I hate having to put salt and pepper on a dish and that's what I had to do. This dish needs some more seasoning. And their is no point in spending money on clams when you can't ...

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Very good base recipe. I did make a few changes. I couldn't see using chicken broth when I had clam juice just sitting there. Tossed that in and added a little white wine.

I have been searching for an excellent creamy clam sauce to rival those in restaurants for years. This is it! In my house we call it heart-attack pasta, but it is worth it!

It was easy and I didn't take that long as stated on the recipe. You can save some steps and it still very good!

Good, but bland. I hate having to put salt and pepper on a dish and that's what I had to do. This dish needs some more seasoning. And their is no point in spending money on clams when you can't ...

I am NOT a fan of seafood, and I thought this was excellent!! It did not have that "fishy" taste that I don't like. Used 2 cans of chopped clams and one can of baby clams. Skipped the broccoli, ...

Very good recipe! I didn't have heavy cream so I used plain yogurt instead. Turned out wonderful. My kids loved it!

Great recipe. Very decadent. Tastes best day one, not as leftovers.

I liked it - others did not. I subbed 1/2 and 1/2 for cream and subbed cut up chicken breasts for the clams. I know, I know, not really the recipe, but thought chicken would work better. I de...

Just Amazing!!!