Linguine With Clams, Bacon and Tomato

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 20 mins

I got this from our local paper and it is delicious. Make a green salad and some garlic bread and you are done.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In large frying pan, cook the bacon over moderate heat until almost crisp.
  2. Remove bacon with slotted spoon and pour off all but 2 tbs fat.
  3. Add garlic and cook, stirring, for 30 seconds.
  4. Add wine.
  5. Stir in bacon, tomatoes and clam juice and heat to a simmer.
  6. Cook for 10 minutes.
  7. Add the clams, parsley, salt and red-pepper flakes and cook for one minute longer.
  8. In the meantime, boil the linguine until just done, about 12 minutes.
  9. Drain the linguine well and add to the sauce.
  10. Allow the linguine to sit for 2 to 3 minutes to absorb some of the liquid.


Most Helpful

I am so glad I found this. I had to alter the recipe only because of my lack of ingredients but it was a hit! I had envelopes of clams so used some chicken broth to add liquid; i had fresh tomatoes so used them and added a little more wine for liquid; used less pepper flakes and it was absolutely wonderful. Thanks for posting such a simple recipe!

yukon64 April 17, 2009

Caz this is a winner! I cut back a little on the bacon. I used turkey bacon to cut calories. I also used a can of whole clams undrained with the chopped. I added grape tomatoes cut in half instead of crushed. We really enjoyed this and will repeat.

Luvs 2 Cook October 23, 2008

Very Good! I made the recipe as directed using frozen chopped clams. DH loved it but I felt there was too much bacon and the 1/2" slices were too big. I will make this again with less bacon, diced. Great recipe, thanks Caz!

Lorac October 11, 2004

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