White Clam Sauce for Pasta

Featured in the Honolulu Star-Advertiser on November 10, 2010.



White Clam Sauce for Pasta

  • 3 cans (6.5 ounces each) minced clams
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 cup butter or margarine
  • 2 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 1 tablespoon chopped parsley
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • Pasta


Drain clams, reserving 3/4 cup of the liquid. In a saucepan, heat oil and butter. Sauté garlic until golden; discard garlic. Stir in clam liquid, parsley, and salt; bring to a boil. Reduce heat. Simmer, uncovered, for 10 minutes. Add clams; simmer 3 minutes. Makes 2 cups (about 4 servings). Serve over pasta.

Approximate Nutrient Analysis per serving (based on 4 servings):
680 calories, 27 g fat, 9 g saturated fat, 55 mg cholesterol, 1000 mg sodium, 84 g carbohydrate, 5 g fiber, 2 g sugar, 23 g protein


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