Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 20 mins

A very easy to make recipe that has a very nice clam taste. I developed this recipe many years ago and it has been enjoyed by all that have tried it.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a large frying pan over medium heat, heat olive oil.
  2. Add chopped garlic and saute gently until just golden, about 1 to 2 minutes: DO NOT BROWN.
  3. Add clams including liquid, cayenne, oregano and lemon juice and simmer for 2 to 3 minutes.
  4. Add chopped parsley and continue to simmer for 1 minute longer.
  5. Cook linguine according to package directions.
  6. Drain and transfer cooked linguine to a large serving bowl.
  7. Pour prepared sauce over pasta and toss to coat.
  8. Sprinkle with grated parmesan cheese and toss lightly.
  9. Serve immediately.


Most Helpful

This was so EASY and YUMMY! I too, modified it from the original replacing 1/2c of clam juice with white wine and adding 6 medium sliced brown button mushrooms. It turned out great! My honey was very impressed. I would totally make this again!

Leigha June 20, 2002

this was outstanding. I only changed the recipe by adding some more garlic. I used 8 cloves and cooked it a little bit longer by a half hour. I recommend this recipe.

Jackie Amundsen June 10, 2002

It was easy. and fairly yummy. i found it too spicy (i don't like spicy food at all), and will make it again - but i'll leave out the cayenne pepper. I also recommend using a good jar/can of clam's, or you won't taste it.

Dobermanmom February 25, 2009

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