Linguine with Red Clam Sauce

A seafood and pasta lover's fix-it-fast feast.

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 50 min
  • Servings 6

Ingredients

12
oz uncooked linguine
1/4
cup olive or vegetable oil
3
cloves garlic, finely chopped
1
can (28 oz) Muir Glen™ organic whole peeled tomatoes with basil, drained, chopped
1
small red chile, seeded, finely chopped
1
pint shucked fresh small clams, drained, liquid reserved
1
tablespoon chopped fresh parsley
1
teaspoon salt
  • 1 Cook and drain linguine as directed on package.
  • 2 Meanwhile, in 3-quart saucepan, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add garlic; cook, stirring frequently, until golden. Stir in tomatoes and chili. Cook 3 minutes, stirring frequently.
  • 3 Stir in clam liquid. Heat to boiling. Reduce heat; simmer uncovered 10 minutes.
  • 4 Chop clams. Stir clams, parsley and salt into tomato mixture. Cover; simmer about 15 minutes, stirring occasionally, until clams are tender. Serve over linguine.

Expert Tips

This pasta dish goes well with a Casear salad, garlic bread and a dry red wine.

Two cans (6 1/2 ounces each) minced clams, drained and liquid reserved, can be used for the fresh clams in this recipe.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
390
(
Calories from Fat
100 ),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
11 g
11 %
(Saturated Fat
2 g,
2 %
),
Cholesterol
35 mg
35 %;
Sodium
650 mg
650 %;
Total Carbohydrate
55 g
55 %
(Dietary Fiber
4 g
4 %
),
Protein
22 g
22 %
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
20%;
Vitamin C
40%;
Calcium
10%;
Iron
94%;
Exchanges:
3 Starch; 2 Vegetable;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.