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.

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