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Linguine With Clams In Cream & Wine Sauce

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This is not health food by far but once in a while it is absolutely delicious! It is also very easy to make.
Ingredients
  Whole wheat linguine pasta 12 Ounce, cooked
  Unsalted butter 2 Tablespoon
  Olive oil 2 Tablespoon
  Garlic 4 Clove (20 gm), minced
  Parsley 1 Tablespoon, chopped finely
  Red chilli flakes 1 Teaspoon (Optional)
  Canned baby clams 20 Ounce, drained (2 cans)
  Dry white wine 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Whipping cream 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Black pepper 1 Teaspoon
  Parmesan cheese 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), grated
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Cook the pasta, drain and set aside.
2. Drain the baby clams from the cans and reserve the liquid.

MAKING
3. In a large skillet melt the butter and add oil.
4. Put the garlic, parsley and chili flakes. Mix well and cook for a couple of minutes or until fragrant.
5. Add the reserved clam liquid, the wine and the cream. Mix well and bring to a low simmer.
6. Stir occasionally and simmer for about 5 minutes.
7. Put the clams and heat them through.
8. Add the pasta and mix well. Season with black pepper and add the Parmesan cheese. Mix well.

SERVING
9. In a serving plate or bowl, garnish with more cheese and serve the pasta with bread.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Italian
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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