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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.
  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

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

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.

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

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
20 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 505 Calories from Fat 235

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 28 g42.4%

Saturated Fat 13.5 g67.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 105.4 mg35.1%

Sodium 623.6 mg26%

Total Carbohydrates 51 g16.9%

Dietary Fiber 6.6 g26.5%

Sugars 2.4 g

Protein 19 g38%

Vitamin A 10.9% Vitamin C 8.5%

Calcium 32.1% Iron 8.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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