Pasta: White Clam Sauce

posted by kmorris 04-07-100 11:36 AM

White Clam Sauce

1/4 cup Olive oil
10 oz. Whole baby clams
2 Garlic cloves,minced
1/4 cup onion or more, minced
1/3 cup Dry white wine
4 tsp. All-purpose flour
1/4 tsp. Red pepper flakes
16 oz. Minced clams
1/4 tsp. Salt
3 tbl. Chopped parsley

Drain and reserve juice in the cans of minced and whole baby clams.

In medium saucepan heat oil. Add garlic, onion and saute for 2 min. Stir in flour. Add reserved clam juices, wine, red pepper flakes and salt. Bring to boil and simmer for 10 minutes.

Add minced clams, baby clams and parsley. Return to boil, then keep warm while preparing linguine.When linguine is done, pour sauce over top and toss gently and serve.

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