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White Clam Sauce

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Ingredients
  Cherrystone clams 24 (2 Dozen)
  Water 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm), chopped
  Bay leaf 1⁄2 , crumpled
  Chopped parsley 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Olive oil 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste
Directions

Scrub and wash clams.
Place in kettle and add water.
Bring to a boil; lower heat.
Simmer, covered, for 10 minutes, or until shells open.
Remove clams from shells, strain broth, and reserve.
Cut clams into small pieces.
Saute garlic, bay leaf, and parsley in olive oil for 5 minutes.
Add clam broth and bring slowly to a boil.
Add clams; season with salt and pepper.
Makes enough sauce to cover 1 pound of spaghetti.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Method: 
Simmering
Ingredient: 
Clam
Interest: 
Healthy
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
25 Minutes
Servings: 
60

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 32 Calories from Fat 11

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 1 g1.8%

Saturated Fat 0.12 g0.62%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 10.6 mg3.5%

Sodium 207.2 mg8.6%

Total Carbohydrates 0.62 g0.21%

Dietary Fiber 0.01 g0.04%

Sugars 0 g

Protein 4 g8.5%

Vitamin A 0.2% Vitamin C 0.37%

Calcium 3.2% Iron 13.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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White Clam Sauce Recipe