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This is a family favorite; my sister loves to request it for special occasions. It's a very garlicy, "brothy" sauce that's best sopped up with lots of crusty bread. Traditionally in Italy, this is served over linguine, but we like it with small shells so they can hold more of the sauce. Note: do not add the clams until the very end when tossing the hot pasta with the sauce; otherwise they will become rubbery.
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- 1Drain clams, reserving juices. Set both the clams and the juice aside.
- 2Saute minced garlic in oil on medium heat until golden brown, about 2 minutes. Meanwhile, prepare pasta to al dente.
- 3Add salt, pepper, and crushed red pepper to the garlic and oil. Mix well.
- 4Add clam juice and chicken broth. Bring to a low boil and heat through.
- 5Toss clams and pasta with sauce just before serving.
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Nutritional Facts for Dad's White Clam Sauce
Serving Size: 1 (244 g)
Servings Per Recipe: 4
- Amount Per Serving
- % Daily Value
- Calories 882.8
- Calories from Fat 527
- Total Fat 58.6 g
- Saturated Fat 8.3 g
- Cholesterol 138.1 mg
- Sodium 986.1 mg
- Total Carbohydrate 18.3 g
- Dietary Fiber 0.2 g
- Sugars 0.1 g
- Protein 67.9 g
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