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Linguine with White Clam Sauce

Rated as 4 out of 5 Stars

"Here's an easy meal you can pull together with ingredients from your pantry."
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Ingredients

servings
Original recipe yields 4 servings

Directions

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  1. Drain baby clams in a sieve over a bowl, reserving juice. Heat butter and olive oil in a medium saucepan over medium heat. Add garlic, and saute 1 minute. Stir in flour. Stir in the reserved clam juice, wine, chopped parsley, chopped thyme, and pepper, and cook 2 minutes, stirring frequently. Add the baby clams and the minced clams, and cook 3 minutes or until thoroughly heated. Serve clam sauce over pasta. Garnish with thyme sprigs, if desired.

Footnotes

  • Reprinted with permission of Cooking Light® magazine. All rights reserved.
  • CALORIES 328 (23% from fat); FAT 8.5g (sat 2.9g, mono 3.7g, poly 1g); PROTEIN 18.9g; CARB 44.9g; FIBER 2.4g; CHOL 53mg; IRON 19.7mg; SODIUM 265mg; CALC 75m

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Most helpful positive review

Very good taste, I used two cans minced clams and added parmesan cheese to sauce.

Most helpful critical review

We've made recipes from Cooking Light before - too many to count. This one, sorry to say, did not live up to the standard. Sure, it was simple and quick, but it lacked in flavor (more complex ...

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Very good taste, I used two cans minced clams and added parmesan cheese to sauce.

This was DELICIOUS! I used 2 cans of minced clams, less clam water and a little more wine (use the best dry white wine you can afford - it makes all the difference). I didn't have linguini, but ...

This is fast and I usually have the ingredients on hand!

We've made recipes from Cooking Light before - too many to count. This one, sorry to say, did not live up to the standard. Sure, it was simple and quick, but it lacked in flavor (more complex ...

Good Recipe. I followed others suggestion to add an additional can of clams. I didn't add parsley or thyme and it was still a great meal.

Delicious. I had some artichokes to use up, so I steamed them and added the diced hearts to the sauce with the clams. Then we dipped the leaves in butter as an appetizer! I also sprinkled fre...

Ehhh. That's about all I have for this recipe. I had to add quite a bit of additional seasonings to get this to an edible point. It was very bland. Also, I had the same problem that others s...

This dish is a huge hit at Christmas Eve feast of the seven fishes!

Unfortunately, I didn't like the sauce and ended up throwing it out. It didn't thicken at all, and the wine flavour was way too strong. I also don't know what the purpose of using both oil and...