Elegant White Clam Sauce

READY IN: 20mins
Recipe by Pegetha

An elegant take on the classic.

Top Review by EyeGuy

Simple but elegant and tasty recipe. I can never leave anything alone, though, so I added a couple tablespoons of cream at the finish. I used dried basil as it was all I had (putting in a plug for LiteHouse freeze dried herbs, nothing better short of fresh)

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Drain clams, saving 3/4 cup juices.
  2. Melt butter and olive oil together over medium heat. Add shallots and stir for 1 minute, then add mushrooms. Cook, stirring occasionally, until tender. Stir in juices, basil, salt and pepper; bring to a boil. Reduce heat, simmer for 10 minutes uncovered. Add clams, simmer 3 more minutes.
  3. Start pasta while sauce is simmering.

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