Clam Sauce for Spaghetti Recipe

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This was a favorite growing up. Easy and fast to make. I like this best over Angel Hair pasta. This is not a heavy sauce and is on the healthier side. The cornstarch helps to thicken and keep the sauce on the noodles.

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Servings: 2 servings


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  1. Slice garlic and then mince garlic
  2. Brown garlic in olive oil over medium heat
  3. Let oil cool
  4. Add all ingredients except clams.
  5. Cook with medium-low heat for a few minutes
  6. Add clams for last minute
  7. Pour over hot pasta
  8. Serve
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Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving %DV
Serving Size 145g
Recipe makes 2 servings
Calories 291  
Calories from Fat 241 83%
Total Fat 27.22g 34%
Saturated Fat 3.73g 15%
Trans Fat 0.0g  
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 888mg 37%
Potassium 113mg 3%
Total Carbs 11.93g 3%
Dietary Fiber 0.7g 2%
Sugars 2.82g 2%
Protein 0.79g 1%



  • Marianne Richards Castiglia
    June 19, 2011
    A while back, I printed this out so that I could make it and then had an accident so my wonderful Husband offered to make it. It was FABULOUS! He knows I love garlic so he added quite a bit more than the recipe called for. He has made it again for me and company as well and I suggested he use a little more corn starch than the recipe called for to allow for the sauce to stick to the pasta a bit better and it was perfect. Traditionally this is served over linguine but we LOVE it with angel hair!
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