Fettucini W/ Clams, Basil, Tomato, Corn and Garlic

Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 12 mins

From the Mayo Clinic website (DASH diet portion). I didn't like the thinness of the sauce as the recipe is written so I stirred in a 12 oz jar of light Alfredo sauce at the very end to give it more bulk. That is completely optional, but it was fantastic.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Fill a large pot 3/4 full with water and bring to a boil.
  2. Add the pasta and cook until al dente (tender), about 8 minutes, or according to the package directions.
  3. Drain the pasta thoroughly.
  4. In a large saucepan, add the garlic, tomatoes, corn, wine, olive oil and basil.
  5. Cover and bring to a boil, stirring frequently.
  6. Uncover and allow to simmer until the tomatoes start to break down and half of the liquid has been absorbed.
  7. Reduce heat and add the clams and pasta.
  8. Toss gently to coat.
  9. Season with salt and pepper and serve immediately.