Pasta with Red Clam Sauce


Makes 6 servings


1 tablespoon vegetable oil
2 cans (6-1/2 ounces each) chopped clams, drained and rinsed
1 jar (26 ounces) chunky marinara or tomato sauce
1 package (9 ounces) frozen green peas
1 pound whole wheat or white linguine, cooked al dente


  1. In a 2-1/2 quart pan, over medium heat, combine oil and clams. Heat, stirring, until clams begin to sizzle, about 5 minutes.
  2. Add marinara sauce. Bring to a boil; reduce heat, simmer until slightly reduced, about 15 to 20 minutes.
  3. Add frozen peas and heat, stirring, until peas are cooked through, about 5 minutes.
  4. To serve, divide pasta equally among 6 bowls and ladle sauce on top.

Nutritional Information

Calories 467
Calories from Fat 11 %
Total Fat 6 g
Saturated Fat 2 g
Cholesterol 46 mg
Carbohydrate 78 g
Fiber 10 g
Protein 30 g
Sodium 630 mg

Dietary Exchange

Starch 5
Meat 2

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