Spaghetti with Clams Recipe

Spaghetti with Clams

Get this all-star, easy to cook Spaghetti with Clams recipe. This a healthy and delicious recipe which you can easily make in your kitchen.

  • YIELD =  1 serving
  • TIME   =  15 minutes

Spaghetti with Clams Recipe

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  • 1 tbsp. (4 g) fresh parsley, chopped
  • 12 oz. (350 g) spaghetti
  • 1 clove garlic, chopped
  • 1/3 cup plus 1 1/2 tbsp. (100 ml) extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 1/4 lbs. (1 kg) clams
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste

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How to make

  • Take a large pan of salted water to a boil. Rinse and scrub the clams carefully under running water. Put them in a big skillet with one tablespoon of the oil over moderate heat.
  • Shelter and cook them till they open for 2 to 3 minutes, remove any clams which don’t open. Remove the skillet from the heat and shell half of the clams. (Set aside the clams in shells.)
  • Straining the cooking liquid through a filter and pour it back into the skillet with the clams for the sauce. Set sidewise.
  • In another skillet, sauté the garlic in the remaining oil till golden brown. Add the shelled the sauce clams and cook till it comes to a boil.
  • Add the clams in the shell. In the meantime, cook the pasta in the hot water till it is al dente; drain, keeping some of the cooking water.
  • Mix the spaghetti with the clams and sauce, add cooking water as needed.
  • Scatter carefully with salt, parsley, and pepper.

Written by Sarah

I am a nutritionist and instructor at several places about food and Health. I love food and along with food I am also health conscious. After doing a lot of research on food and health, I started blogging about these things to increase and share my knowledge about Food and Health with all Food lovers.