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Quick and Easy Clam Sauce For Pasta

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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  • Saute onion and garlic in butter.
  • Blend in flour.
  • Drain clams and reserve juices. Add minced clams and milk to the onion and garlic.
  • Simmer 10 minutes, season with salt and pepper to taste.
  • If you desire a thicker sauce, make a slurry of cornstarch and milk.
  • 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.
  • Meanwhile, cook pasta al dente in boiling salted water.
  • Serve sauce over pasta.
  • Top with parsley.
  • Pass grated Parmesan.
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"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. mianbao
    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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  2. Normaone
    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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