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clam linguine

Clam Linguine

This Clam Linguine is perfect for a busy week night when you want an elegant dish on the dinner table!

Course Main Course
Cuisine Italian
Keyword clam, linguine, pasta, seafood
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Servings 2


  • 1 lb little neck clams
  • 8 oz linguine pasta
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 1 tsp minced garlic
  • 1 tsp dried parsley
  • 1/4 cup white wine
  • 1 tbsp heavy cream


  1. Begin by soaking clams in a bowl of cold water for 20 minutes.

  2. While clams are soaking, begin boiling water and cook pasta according to directions on the package.

  3. In a frying pan (that has a matching lid) melt butter. Add garlic.

  4. Brown garlic over medium heat for about 2 minutes Add white wine.

  5. Let white wine reduce for two minutes.

  6. Add parsley and cream.

  7. Add clams and cover. Shake the clams every minute or so. Cook for 4 minutes, or until clams open.

  8. Add cooked pasta and toss.

  9. Top with additional parsley and pepper.

  10. Serve and enjoy!