Pasta with Clam Sauce

  • Yield: 4 servings
  • Prep: 5 mins
  • Cook: 30 mins


8ounces linguine, cooked until al dente
2tablespoons olive oil
3-- shallots, chopped
2-- garlic cloves, chopped
1/2cup dry white wine
-- Finely grated rind and juice of 1 lemon
1dash red pepper flakes
1-- (7-ounce) can clams
1tablespoon butter
1/2cup chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley
1/2cup (2-ounces) finely grated Parmigiano Reggiano cheese


  1. Bring a large pot of water to a boil for the pasta.
  2. Heat olive oil in a skillet over medium heat. Add shallots and garlic; saute 10 minutes. Add wine, lemon rind and juice, pepper flakes, clams and liquid from can; cook 10 minutes.
  3. Cook pasta according to package instructions. Drain and add to clam mixture. Add butter and parsley; stir to coat. Cook about 5 minutes. Serve with Parmigiano Reggiano cheese.

Nutritional Info *per serving

  • Calories 450
  • Glycemic Load 0
  • Fat 14g
  • Saturated Fat 5g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
  • Monounsaturated Fat 7g
  • Cholesterol 40mg
  • Sodium 250mg
  • Potassium 590mg
  • Carbohydrate 54g
  • Fiber 3g
  • Sugars 3g
  • Protein 25g
  • Trans Fat 0g
  • Vitamin A 25%
  • Vitamin C 50%
  • Calcium 20%
  • Iron 25%