Magazine article Sunset

Pantry Pasta: Baby Clams and Garlic Team Up for an Easy Weeknight Dinner. (Food: Quick Cook)

Magazine article Sunset

Pantry Pasta: Baby Clams and Garlic Team Up for an Easy Weeknight Dinner. (Food: Quick Cook)

Article excerpt

* Spaghetti with clams is a deceptively straightforward dish--far more satisfying than its few ingredients would imply. Canned whole baby clams are more tender than the canned chopped variety; they're in excellent company with good olive oil, noodles cooked just enough to maintain their bite, and lots of garlic and parsley. Enhance a vinaigrette with purchased tapenade and toss it with peppery greens for a flavorful salad that pairs well with the pasta. Purchased breadsticks and a dessert of ripe, juicy pears round out a dinner that goes from the pantry to the table in record time.

Spaghetti with White Clam Sauce

PREP AND COOK TIME: About 30 minutes

MAKES: 4 servings

 12  ounces dried spaghetti
  3  tablespoons pressed or
     minced garlic
  1  tablespoon olive oil
1/2  cup dry white wine
  1  bottle (8 oz.) clam juice
  2  cans (10 oz. each) baby clams,
     drained (reserve liquid)
1/2  cup chopped parsley
1/2  teaspoon hot chili flakes
     Salt

1. …

Search by... Author
Show... All Results Primary Sources Peer-reviewed

Oops!

An unknown error has occurred. Please click the button below to reload the page. If the problem persists, please try again in a little while.