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    Quick and Easy Clam Sauce For Pasta

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    15 mins

    5 mins

    10 mins

    Normaone's Note:

    In as long as it takes to cook the pasta, dinner is ready. This is a good recipe to have on hand for emergencies. Cook time does not reflect the time it takes to cook the pasta.

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    1. 1
      Saute onion and garlic in butter.
    2. 2
      Blend in flour.
    3. 3
      Drain clams and reserve juices. Add minced clams and milk to the onion and garlic.
    4. 4
      Simmer 10 minutes, season with salt and pepper to taste.
    5. 5
      If you desire a thicker sauce, make a slurry of cornstarch and milk.
    6. 6
      Add a little at a time to the sauce, stirring, until the desired thickness. Use the reserved clam juices to thin the sauce if need be.
    7. 7
      Meanwhile, cook pasta al dente in boiling salted water.
    8. 8
      Serve sauce over pasta.
    9. 9
      Top with parsley.
    10. 10
      Pass grated Parmesan.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on April 11, 2006


      I like this! For such a simple recipe, it has a lot of flavor. I did add all of the clam liquid and more flour to thicken it. The Parmesan cheese brings all the flavors together for a delicious pasta sauce. Thank you for sharing your recipe with us.

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    Nutritional Facts for Quick and Easy Clam Sauce For Pasta

    Serving Size: 1 (306 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 2

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 633.7
    Calories from Fat 267
    Total Fat 29.7 g
    Saturated Fat 16.8 g
    Cholesterol 179.1 mg
    Sodium 313.1 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 56.4 g
    Dietary Fiber 2.9 g
    Sugars 3.5 g
    Protein 34.8 g

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