Total Time
50mins
Prep 30 mins
Cook 20 mins

The rich flavor of the mussel and clam together.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Place clams, mussels and wine in large saucepot.
  2. Cover, cook over high heat for 8-10 minutes until clams and mussels are open.
  3. Transfer clams and mussels to large bowl using slotted spoon (Discard any unopened shellfish).
  4. Strain shellfish broth through a fine sieve lined with damp paper towel, set aside.
  5. When clams and mussels are cool enough to handle, remove clams from shells and chop.
  6. Transfer to bowl, remove mussels from shells and add to chopped clams.
  7. Heat large skillet over medium-high heat.
  8. Add bacon in same skillet and cook until crisp.
  9. Transfer with slotted spoon to drain on paper towel.
  10. Reduce heat to medium, add onions to drippings in skillet and cook for 4 minutes until translucent.
  11. Add garlic and thyme, cook 1 minute more.
  12. Pour in reserved shellfish broth and bottled clam juice and bring to a boil.
  13. Mash butter and flour in small bowl to form a paste, add to sauce with mussels and chopped clams.
  14. Boil 1 minute.
  15. Toss sauce with linguine in large bowl.
  16. Top with bacon and chopped parsley.

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