Linguini & Clams Recipe

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Linguini & Clams

Leanne D.

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@kitchenkaterer

I Love clams and linguini,it's a quick and easy dinner.Sometimes I use fresh clams ,sometimes canned,sometimes both.Either way,it's a delicious meal. I like to have a little extra juice to dip garlic bread in the clam juice.YUMMY!


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Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

PASTA

2 tablespoons kosher salt
3 garlic cloves,chopped
1 lb linguine

CLAM SAUCE

4 tablespoons olive oil
4 cloves garlic (thinly sliced)
1/2 large onion,sliced thin
1 lb fresh clams(scrubbed) or 3 c canned chopped clams
1/2 tablespoons red pepper flakes
1/2 c dry white wine
1 c clam broth
1/2 bunch parsley,chopped
1 tablespoon butter

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In a large pot over medium high heat, combine 8 quarts of water,salt and garlic.
In a large sauté pan over medium high heat, heat 4 tablespoons olive oil until hot, add onions and sauté until just soften,add garlic sauté about 30 seconds. Add clams and red pepper flakes and saute 1 minute. Add wine and clam broth cook uncovered, just until clams open, 4-5 minutes.
Add linguine to boiling water and cook al dente according to package directions.
Reserve 1/2 cup of cooking water, then drain linguine and add to pan. Cook over high heat, tossing occasionally, until linguine is just tender, about 1 minute. Add some reserved cooking water to keep moist. Remove from heat. Add parsley and butter, tossing to coat.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Fish
Main Ingredient: Seafood
Regional Style: Italian