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Linguine with White Clam Sauce
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Linguine with White Clam Sauce

Linguine with white clam sauce marries a garlicky white wine with clams to make an easy and elegant Italian pasta.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: Pasta
Servings: 2 servings
Calories: 348kcal
Author: Laura


  • 4 oz dry linguine
  • 2 tsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 9 oz jarred whole clams in natural juice or equivalent
  • 1/4 tsp oregano
  • 1/4 tsp basil
  • 1/4 cup dry white wine
  • Salt & pepper to taste
  • 1 lemon wedge
  • Sprinkle of grated Parmesan Cheese
  • Fresh parsley and red pepper flakes for garnish optional


  • Cook the linguine according to the package instructions. Drain.
  • In a large saute pan over medium heat, add the olive oil, butter and garlic. Saute for 2 minutes.
  • Add the clams and juice, oregano, basil and white wine to the pan. Simmer for 3-5 minutes.
  • Add the linguine and toss to coat. Transfer to serving plates.
  • Top with a spritz of lemon juice, a sprinkle of grated cheese, fresh parsley and red pepper flakes, as desired. Serve.


Calories: 348kcal | Carbohydrates: 45g | Protein: 10g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 21mg | Sodium: 171mg | Potassium: 148mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 235IU | Vitamin C: 5mg | Calcium: 19mg | Iron: 1mg