Amazing White Clam Sauce

Amazing White Clam Sauce

This delicious white clam sauce recipe is a must-have for any home cook. It’s easy to make, and it can be used in many dishes from pasta to pizza! The best part about this dish is that you only need five ingredients: clams, butter, onion, garlic and white wine. What are you waiting for? Give it a try today!
prep: 5 mins cook: 1 hr total: 1 hr 5 mins Servings: 4 Yield: 4 servings


1 pinch red pepper flakes, or to taste

1 large onion, chopped

½ cup olive oil

1 (8 ounce) package dried linguine pasta

1 ¾ cups half-and-half cream

3 (6.5 ounce) cans minced clams, drained with juice reserved

6 cloves garlic, minced

¼ cup grated Parmesan cheese for topping


Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add onion and red pepper flakes, and cook stirring constantly until onion is tender. Add garlic, and cook for a couple of minutes, just until fragrant. Pour in the reserved clam juice, and simmer over low heat for 10 minutes.

Gradually stir the half-and-half cream into the skillet, and simmer for another 20 minutes, but do not boil. At this time, I like to prepare my linguine and garlic bread.

Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add linguine pasta, and cook for 8 to 10 minutes, until al dente.

Add clams to the sauce, and cook just until clams are heated through, or they will become tough and chewy. Remove from heat, and serve over linguine pasta. Top with a sprinkle of grated Parmesan cheese.

Nutrition Facts:

Per Serving: 825 calories; protein 48.6g; carbohydrates 57.5g; fat 44.7g; cholesterol 136.3mg; sodium 280.3mg.

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