Martha Stewart's Spaghetti With Brooklyn White Clam Sauce

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 20 mins

This is Martha's easy to make clam sauce and pasta. Goes together so quickly and is very tasty. The kitchen smells so good while it is cooking!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In large covered pot, heat a gallon of water with a Tbls. of salt and bring to a boil. When it boils, add the pasta and cook al dente.
  2. Meanwhile, make the sauce. In a skillet, large enough to hold the pasta later on, heat the oil over medium-low heat.
  3. Add the garlic and slowly cook until golden brown. Do not burn! Add the clams with their juice, red pepper flakes and salt and pepper to taste. Stir, reduce the heat to a simmer and simmer until slightly thickened, about 5 minutes.
  4. Reserving 1/2 cup cooking water, drain the pasta in a colander. Add the drained pasta, parsley, butter and salt and pepper to the sauce and mix well, adding a few tablespoons of pasta cooking water if needed. Cook 1 minute and then serve.


Most Helpful

Very good, I forgot to add the butter when mixing all together - but was still wonderful and probably saved some calories!

Student Cook December 11, 2007

Martha knew what she was doing with this one! It's a snap to make when you're in a hurry and tastes really good. The red pepper flakes (which I didn't measure, just added them "to taste") are a nice innovation.

echo echo August 02, 2007

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