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clams and pasta

a recipe by
Kim Chestney
Tamms, AL

easy low fat meal

serves 4
prep time 10 Min
cook time 30 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For clams and pasta

  • 3 can
    baby clams
  • 1 tsp
    olive oil
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 6 sm
    cloves of garlic minced
  • 4 Tbsp
    italian parley chopped
  • 1 1/2 lb
    semolina pasta or linguine

How To Make clams and pasta

  • 1
    Strain clam juice from clams (reserve clams) into saucepan, and heat until liquid is reduced by half.
  • 2
    Into medium skillet, pour enough olive oil to cover the bottom of the pan. Add butter, garlic and 2 tbsp. of parsley. cook until garlic is soft. and transparent.
  • 3
    Add the reduced clam juice, increase heat and let mixture come to a a boil. Add clams and the remaining parsley, and cook until heated through. Do not over cook clams they will become tough.
  • 4
    Pour over hot drained pasta. Salt and pepper to taste.