5 Star Linguine Alle Vongole (Linguine With Clam Sauce)
Easy to prepare, budget friendly, and absolutely delicious! This dish originates from the southern Italian coast. Enjoy this taste of Campania tonight for dinner!
12ozlinguineI used Skinner's; you can also use 16 oz linguine
26.5 oz canschopped clams in their juicesI used Snow's; if using 16 oz linguine use 3 cans of clams
3Thai chilis minced; leave these out for a milder dish
1/4tssaltplus additional salt to taste
1/4tspepperplus additional pepper to taste
Heat up water for pasta and cook according to pasta directions
While the water is heating up for your pasta, set your skillet to medium and add butter and olive oil. Once the butter is melted, add garlic and chilis, stir, and continue heating for about 3 minutes
Add clams with all their juices, 1/4 ts salt, and 1/4 ts pepper. Bring to the boil, then reduce to a low simmer until your pasta is ready
Drain your pasta once ready, and add to the clam sauce. Stir well, and add additional salt and pepper to taste.
Garnish with parsley and parmesan cheese
Top this linguine with clam sauce with a generous amount of parmesan, if desired. Try a wine from the Campania region of Italy with this dish, such as Taurasi (red), or Fiano di Avellino (white) with this dish and enjoy a taste of Southern Italy!