Spooky Spaghetti with Clams

Spooky Spaghetti with Clams

Enjoy your meal with spaghetti and clams served with French bread – perfect for wonderful dinner.

Prep Time

20

Minutes

Total Time

50

Minutes

Makes

4

servings

2 1/2
lb fresh clams in shells
2
tablespoons white vinegar
8
oz uncooked spaghetti
3
tablespoons olive oil
4
cloves garlic, finely chopped
1/2
teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
3/4
cup dry white wine or nonalcoholic white wine
5
plum (Roma) tomatoes, seeded, chopped (1 1/2 cups)
3
tablespoons chopped fresh Italian (flat-leaf) parsley
French bread, if desired
  1. Discard any broken-shell or open (dead) clams. Place remaining clams in large container. Cover with water and white vinegar. Let stand 30 minutes; drain. Scrub clams in cold water. Cook and drain spaghetti as directed on package; cover to keep warm.
  2. Meanwhile, in large saucepan or Dutch oven, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add garlic and pepper flakes; cook 1 minute. Add wine; heat to boiling. Add tomatoes and clams. Cover; cook 6 minutes or until clam shells have opened. Discard any clams that don’t open.
  3. Add cooked spaghetti to pan with clam mixture; toss. Sprinkle with parsley. Serve with French bread.
Makes 4 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Tip
For best flavor, use fresh clams in the shell. For a quick meal, use canned clams from your pantry.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 396
    • Total Fat 12g
      • (Saturated Fat 2g,),
    • Sodium 57mg;
    • Total Carbohydrate 50g
      • (Dietary Fiber 3g,
    • Protein 20g;
    Percent Daily Value*:
      Exchanges:
      • 3 Starch;
      • 1 Vegetable;
      • 1 Very Lean Meat;
      • 2 Fat;
      Carbohydrate Choices:
      • 3;
      *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.