Marie's Spaghetti With Red Clam Sauce

Recipe by Marie
READY IN: 40mins




  • Saute onion and garlic lightly in olive oil over medium heat, being careful not to brown.
  • Add tomatoes, sauce and basil to blender and blend until fairly smooth.
  • Add mixture back to saute pan and add salt and pepper and red pepper flakes to taste. (Tomatoes have sodium, so be careful with how much you add.).
  • Drain one can of clams and add liquid only to sauce.
  • Stir and bring to boil, lower heat and simmer sauce for about 20 minutes.
  • Drain other 2 cans clams and reserve liquid.
  • Cook pasta and about 5 minutes before it is done, add clams to sauce.
  • If sauce is too thick add a little more of the reserved clam liquid.
  • Add cooked pasta to sauce and stir for a few minutes, then serve.