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DeLallo Pastas and Sauces Recipes: Linguine with White Clam Sauce

Linguine with White Clam Sauce


Canned clams make this recipe a quick and easy weeknight meal. However, you may use fresh clams when available for a more authentic and fresh flavor.


  • 1 (1-pound) package DeLallo Linguine
  • 1/4 cup DeLallo Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 3 (6.5-ounce) cans DeLallo Chopped Sea Clams, reserve the liquid
  • 1/2 cup dry white wine
  • 1/4 cup chopped Italian flat-leaf parsley 
  • Salt and pepper


Bring 5 quarts of salted water to a boil for pasta. Cook according to package instruction. Drain, reservin 1 cup of pasta cooking water.

Meanwhile in a large saucepan, heat oil on medium setting. Sauté garlic for about 2-3 minutes. Stir in clams, reserving liquid, and cook for another minute. Add the white wine and cook until reduced. Add the clam juice and simmer for 10 minutes. Stir in fresh chopped parsley last.

Toss hot pasta in the saucepan with clam sauce. Sauté together on medium heat for 2 minutes. Add pasta water a little at a time if needed to make sauce creamier.

Serve hot with a crisp white wine.

Serves 4 to 6