Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 10 mins

The original author of this recipe altered it to reduce the fat and calories. I have had it for a while, but have not tried it yet. It does sound good, though. It yields four servings with one cup pasta and about 1/2 cup sauce for each.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Drain baby clams in a sieve over a bowl, reserving juice.
  2. Heat butter and olive oil in a medium saucepan over medium heat.
  3. Add garlic and saute one minute.
  4. Stir in flour.
  5. Stir in reserved clam juice, wine, chopped parsley, thyme, and pepper and cook two minutes, stirring frequently.
  6. Add the baby clams and the minced clams, and cook three minutes or until thoroughly heated.
  7. Serve clam sauce over pasta.
  8. Garnish with thyme sprigs, if desired.
Most Helpful

Great dish! This is packed with a lot of flavor, and it makes a generous amount of very yummy sauce! Very quick and easy to make too. Thanks for sharing! PAC Fall '12

Starrynews October 10, 2012