White Clam Sauce for Pasta

date: October 26, 2012

Nutrition Information (per serving)

calories
190
protein
30 g
sodium
343 mg
carbohydrates
9 g
fat
3 g
fiber
Trace
cholesterol
77 mg
Servings
4
Ingredients

1 tsp extra-virgin olive oil
1 Tbsp minced garlic
2 lb fresh clams, rinsed and scrubbed with a brush
¼ cup white wine
1½ Tbsps lemon juice
1½ cups clam juice
¼ tsp freshly ground black pepper
1 Tbsp water
2 tsp cornstarch
2 Tbsp chopped fresh parsley

Instructions
  1. In a large sauté pan, combine olive oil and garlic. Sauté briefly over medium heat. Add clams and continue to sauté. Add wine and cook until most of wine has evaporated. Add lemon juice, clam juice and black pepper. Simmer until clams open, about 5 minutes. Remove clams.
  2. In a small bowl, combine water and cornstarch and mix to form a thin paste. Add to sauce and cook until thickened. Add fresh parsley.
  3. Divide clams into 4 portions. Serve clams over 1 cup cooked pasta with ½ cup sauce.

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