Linguine with White Clam Sauce

Joline Tate

By
@JayTea

I recently visited Italy. I especially loved Tuscany in northern Italy and their wonderful food. Here's a recipe I gleaned from the trip.


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Serves:

4 - 6

Prep:

1 Hr

Cook:

20 Min

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

1/4 c
butter
1/4 c
olive oil, extra virgin
4 clove
garlic, finely chopped
4
scallions, chopped
2 Tbsp
flour
2 c
clam juice, bottled
3 can(s)
minced clams (or 2-3 doz. fresh, steamed small clams)
1/4 c
italian parsley, chopped
salt & pepper to taste
1 1/2 tsp
thyme, dried
1/2 c
fresh oregano, chopped
3/4 c
fresh basil, chopped
1/2 c
parmesan cheese, shredded
1 pkg
16 oz. linguine, cooked and drained

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Cook linguine according to package directions and drain.
2
While linguine is cooking, heat butter and extra virgin olive oil and saute garlic and scallions.
3
Remove from heat. Whisk in flour, and cook for a few more minutes.
4
Stir in clam juice and cook until thickened. Add seasonings and simmer for 15 - 20 minutes.
5
Add clams and heat.
6
Spoon some of the sauce over cooked linguine.
7
Always add clams just before serving.
8
Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese. Serve with remaining sauce and extra shredded cheese and a little parsley.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Seafood
Main Ingredient: Pasta
Regional Style: Italian
Hashtag: #pasta