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Linguine with Clams and Marinara Sauce

Linguine with Clams and Marinara Sauce

Linguine with Clams and Marinara Sauce


Makes 4 servings


1 teaspoon olive oil
1/4 cup chopped shallots
3 cloves garlic, finely chopped
2 cans (6 ounces each) minced clams
1-1/3 cups Marinara Sauce
2 tablespoons prepared pesto
1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes
8 ounces uncooked linguine
1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley


  1. Heat oil in large nonstick saucepan over medium heat until hot. Add shallots and garlic. Cook, covered, 2 minutes.
  2. Drain clams; reserve 1/2 cup juice. Add clams, reserved juice, Marinara Sauce, pesto and red pepper to saucepan. Cook 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  3. Prepare linguine according to package directions, omitting salt. Drain. Spoon sauce evenly over each serving; top with parsley. Garnish with lemon slices and additional parsley, if desired.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size: 1/4 of total recipe
Sodium 293 mg
Protein 32 g
Carbohydrate 54 g
Fiber 4 g
Cholesterol 58 mg
Saturated Fat 1 g
Total Fat 6 g
Calories from Fat 13 %
Calories 398

Dietary Exchange

Starch 2-1/2
Meat 3
Vegetable 2-1/2

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