Linguini and Clam Sauce Recipe

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About: Just a normal guy trying to make it in life .Good paying job but mindless sometimes .I enjoy making things in my garage to keep my mind going .. Its fun making something new but its more fun taking somethi...

     Linguini and clam sauce is my favorite dish to make. I learned how to make linguini and clam sauce
 quite a few years ago.Since then i have added and changed a few ingredients to make it my own.
   Enjoy!

Step 1: Ingredients

  1. 1 pound Barilla linguini
  2. (3)  6.5 oz cans (chopped )  clams
  3. (3) 6.5 oz cans whole button mushrooms
  4. 3 Tbs butter
  5. 2 Tbs olive oil
  6. 1 Tbs crushed red pepper flakes
  7. 1/4 cup parsley flakes
  8.  3 garlic cloves

Step 2: Making the Clam Sauce

 Dice the 3 cloves of garlic and put them in the pan .Add the 3 Tbs butter and  2 Tbs olive oil   on low heat until the butter melts and the garlic starts to get soft.

Step 3: Finishing the Sauce


  1.  Add the 3 cans of clams and the juice ! NEVER drain the clam juice,Its the most important part.. Then the 3 cans  whole mushroom caps (and those you drain) .Turn the heat  on high and bring to a boil
  2. Next turn the heat to medium for a slower boil. Add the 1/4 cup parsley flakes and  1 Tbs red hot pepper flakes. I use the  whole mushroom caps because as the sauce cooks down the mushrooms get soft and soak in all the flavors . And you can taste the red pepper flakes in ever mushroom cap! 
  3. Cook for 20 minutes  on medium heat and you will notice that the juices have turned a tan color and is getting thicker. .Thats when you know its almost done.

Step 4: Cook the Linguini

I like all my pasta cooked Aldente.

Step 5: Finished

 All finished  Enjoy.!!!!!

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    eureka_foo

    5 years ago on Introduction

    do you cook the linguini in the clam sauce or do you cook it separately and then add to sauce?

    Looks delicious!

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    blkhawk

    6 years ago on Introduction

    Awesome pictures! I feel so hungry looking at that delicious dish.