Easy Entertaining #33: Linguine with Clam Sauce

This quick pasta dish has great flavor! Clams in a light cream sauce with a splash of wine, garlic and lots of fresh herbs.

- Recipe -

● 2 T. olive oil

● 2 T. butter

● 4 scallions, sliced

● 2 cloves garlic, minced

● 6 T. flour

● 1/2 cup dry white wine

● 2 cups milk

● 1/4 cup parsley, chopped

● 1/4 cup fresh basil, chopped

● 4 cans chopped clams, with juice

● salt & pepper, to taste

● 1 lb. linguine, cooked

● Parmesan cheese

1. In large saute pan, heat olive oil and butter over medium heat. When butter is melted, add scallions and garlic. Saute for 3-4 minutes.

2. Stir in the flour and cook for 1 minute. Then slowly add the wine. Turn heat down to medium-low and slowly add in the milk, stirring constantly.

3. Stir in parsley and basil, then add clams (with their juice), one tin at a time. Stir well after each addition. After all the clams are in the sauce, turn the heat up to medium and cook at a low simmer for 5-7 minutes, until sauce is nicely thickened.

4. Taste for salt and pepper, then serve over cooked linguine pasta and top with Parmesan cheese.

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