White Clam Spaghetti Sauce

READY IN: 20mins
Recipe by Loves2Teach

This is an inexpensive tasty dinner! Add a garden salad and it is hard to tell it cost so little to make! Enjoy!

Top Review by Cheryl G.

I consider this recipe average at best. For one thing, I would not call the sauce a "white sauce" other than the fact that no tomato sauce was added. It is inexpensive and easy to prepare, but the quality reflects just that.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Drain clams, saving 3/4 cup of juices.
  2. Set aside.
  3. In a skillet, slowly heat the olive oil and butter, add garlic and saute until golden.
  4. Remove from heat.
  5. Stir in saved juices, add parsley, salt and bring to a boil.
  6. Reduce heat; simmer uncovered 10 minutes, add clams and simmer 3 minutes longer.
  7. Serve hot over cooked spaghetti or other Italian pasta and top with Parmesan cheese.
  8. This white sauce will cover about 1/2 pound of pasta.

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