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Linguine with Clams

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By The Canadian Living Test Kitchen

Source: Canadian Living Magazine: February 2009

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  • Portion size 2


  • 1-1/2 lb 1-1/2lbfresh littleneck clamlittleneck clams
  • 1/4 cup 1/4cupdry white wine
  • 8 oz 8ozlinguine
  • 1 tbsp 1tbspextra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 2cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/4 cup 1/4cupchopped Italian parsley
  • 1 pinch 1pinchhot pepper flakes
  • 1 pinch 1pinchsalt
  • 1 tbsp 1tbspbutter
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Scrub clams; discard any that do not close when tapped. In saucepan, cover and steam clams and wine over high heat until clams open, 4 to 5 minutes. Strain into bowl, reserving broth. Discard any clams that do not open. Set aside.

In large pot of boiling salted water, cook linguine according to package directions until tender but firm; drain.

Meanwhile, in skillet, heat oil over medium-low heat; cook garlic, parsley, salt and hot pepper flakes, stirring occasionally, until garlic is softened but not browned, about 2 minutes.

Add reserved clam broth; bring to boil. Add linguine; boil on high, stirring often, until about 3 tbsp (45 mL) liquid remains, about 2 minutes.

Add clams; toss until heated through. Stir in butter.

Additional information : Tip: Instead of clams, you can use 1 lb (500 g) mussels if you prefer.

Nutritional Information Per serving: about

cal 588 pro 21g total fat 15g sat. fat 5g
carb 88g fibre 5g chol 32mg sodium 374mg

% RDI:

calcium 6 iron 86 vit A 15 vit C 25
folate 112
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