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Linguini with Clam Sauce

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Linguini with Clam Sauce

Prep Time: 30 minutes
Cooking Time: 20 minutes
Number of Servings: 4


1/4cup onion, finely chopped
1/4cup shallots, finely chopped
1each bay leaf  
1each thyme sprigs
1cup white wine
3quarts clams  
1tablespoon olive oil
2-3each garlic cloves
1/4teaspoon dry mustard
1/2cup parsley leaves, chopped
1pound whole wheat linguine, cooked and drained
1dash red pepper flakes


Combine onion, shallots, bay leaf, parsley stems, thyme, peppercorns and wine.

1. Bring to a boil. Add scrubbed clams and steam for 4 to 5 minutes or until clams open.

2. Remove clams, discarding any that haven't opened, separate them from shells and chop coarsely.

3. Strain and save liquid.

4. Heat olive oil and 1 TABLESPOON reserved clam juice in a medium-size non-stick frying pan.

5. Add garlic and mustard and cook for 1 minute.

6. Add parsley and cook 1 to 3 minutes more.

7. Add 1 cup reserved clam juice and simmer for 5 minutes or until sauce is reduced by half.

8. Add chopped clams and cook for 1 to 2 minutes.

9. Toss clam sauce with linguine, garnish with lemon, if desired, and serve warm.

Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving
Calories 461           9% of calories from fat 

% Daily Value*
Total Fat 5.0g7%
 Saturated Fat 1.0g4%
 Trans Fat 0.0g
Cholesterol 0mg0%
Sodium 12mg1%
Total Carbohydrate 88.0g29%
 Dietary Fiber 4.0g17%
 Sugars 4.0g
Protein 15.0g31%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs. Source: RecipeLand.com

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