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Spaghetti with White Clam Sauce

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  Butter 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Olive oil 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Garlic 4 Clove (20 gm), minced or pressed
  Chopped clams 19 1⁄2 Ounce (3 Can)
  Oregano leaves 1 Teaspoon
  Red pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon, crushed
  Chopped parsley 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Spaghetti/Linguine 1 Pound
  Boiling salted water 2 Cup (32 tbs), salted

In a 2-quart pan over medium-low heat, melt butter in olive oil.
Add garlic and cook until golden; do not let garlic burn.
Drain the juice from 2 of the cans of clams into butter mixture; reserve juice from the third can for other uses.
Add oregano, basil, red pepper, and parsley to pan; simmer for 5 minutes.
Add drained clams and heat through.
Meanwhile, following package directions, cook spaghetti in a large kettle of boiling salted water until al dente; then drain.
Toss clam sauce with spaghetti.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
Quick, Healthy

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3186 Calories from Fat 1336

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 152 g233.9%

Saturated Fat 66.5 g332.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 288 mg96%

Sodium 4042.1 mg168.4%

Total Carbohydrates 368 g122.8%

Dietary Fiber 2 g8%

Sugars 0.7 g

Protein 116 g232.1%

Vitamin A 138.3% Vitamin C 113.5%

Calcium 75.1% Iron 213.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Spaghetti With White Clam Sauce Recipe