linguini & clams

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By Leanne D.
from Southern, CA

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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Ingredients For linguini & clams

  • 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
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How To Make linguini & clams

  • 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.

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