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Favorite Recipes: Pasta & Clam Sauce

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Name: Amy M. (schmoopy)
Total Recipes: 26



Pasta & Clam Sauce

Dish: Entrees
Dish Type: Pastas & Noodles
Cooking Method: Stove Top
Difficulty: 1 / 10
Servings: 6
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes

  • 3 cans - Minced Clams
  • 3 tbsp - Butter
  • 3 tbsp - Flour
  • 1-2 tsp - Dried Basil (or Italian Seasoning)
  • - Pepper to taste
  • 1 tsp - Salt
  • 1 clove - garlic (minced)
  • 1 lb - Pasta (spaghetti or angel hair works best)

Boil water & cook pasta while working on clams sauce.


Make a roux with the flour and butter – give it a chance to brown. Add minced garlic. Slowly add clams with their juice. Use a whisk to make sure there are no lumps. Add salt, pepper and herbs. Let simmer until thickened.

Drain cooked pasta and put into large bowl. Toss with clam sauce.



*** If you wish, you can add chopped spinach (1/2 box of frozen chopped spin) & diced tomatoes (1/2 can) to the clam sauce while simmering. It adds pretty color and nutrients.

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