Spaghetti with White Clam Sauce

Spaghetti with White Clam Sauce


"Great dinner for a Friday night."


servings 867 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings



  • Calories:
  • 867 kcal
  • 43%
  • Fat:
  • 37.3 g
  • 57%
  • Carbs:
  • 90.7g
  • 29%
  • Protein:
  • 39.9 g
  • 80%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 81 mg
  • 27%
  • Sodium:
  • 198 mg
  • 8%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Cook pasta according to package directions.
  2. Meanwhile, in a small saucepan, brown garlic in olive oil over medium heat. Stir in butter or margarine and seasonings until butter or margarine is melted. Add clams with some of their liquid; heat through.
  3. Drain pasta. Toss spaghetti with clam sauce, and top with grated Romano cheese.
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  1. 101 Ratings


Wow - this was good! I took some of the other reviews suggestions and did the following: cut the oil in half - used 1/4 cup of white wine instead, lightens the oily taste, minced 5 cloves of gar...

This was delicious. Although, I have to admit to changing the recipe after reading almost all of the reviews, and looking at a few other recipes. The compilated recipe follows: 1/4 c. butter,...

My family loves linguine with white clam sauce. This proved to be a simple yet delicious recipe. Can't wait to make again. Spice it up with 1/2 tsp of hot pepper flakes. You'll love it!

This recipe went over big at my house. My husband has instructed me never to buy canned clam sauce again. He made me make twice this week! I substituted one can of whole baby clams for one of...

Tasted pretty good, but made some minor changes. Increased the butter to 1/4 cup, used 3 cans of clams, added 1/4 tsp thyme, and added 1/2 cup water and 1/2 cup white wine.

Not being a huge marinara fan, I nearly always choose white clam sauce for my pasta. So, I've tried lots of different ones. I was very disappointed with this particular recipe. (Sorry!) I th...

We are major clam lovers. I used a 10 oz can of whole clams plus a 6.5 oz can minced and will double it, at least, next time.

Easy and tasty. I found that my family likes it better with an extra can of clams.

Loved it. Made changes as per other reviews - only 1/4 C EVOO, 3 TB butter, 1 TB minced garlic (I LOVE garlic!), no garlic powder, only had one can of clams, and 1/4 tsp crushed red pepper. Also...