Simple tomato sauce with clams and fresh herbs increase the flavor of this dish
Prep: 5 mins
Cook: 25 mins
Yields: 6-8 Servings
16 ounces Mueller’s® linguine
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 small onion, diced
4 minced garlic cloves
1 jar (24 ounce) traditional tomato pasta sauce
2 to 3 cans (6.5 ounces each) chopped clams, drained, reserving 1 cup of juice
1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley plus additional for optional garnish
1Cook pasta according to package directions; drain well and set aside.
2While pasta is cooking, heat oil in a large skillet over medium high heat. Add onion and cook, stirring frequently, for 3 to 4 minutes until tender. Add garlic and cook an additional minute. Add tomato sauce and 1 cup reserved clam juice. Reduce heat and simmer for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.
3Stir in parsley and clams and toss with cooked linguine. If desired, sprinkle with additional parsley before serving.
Cook’s Tips: Substitute 1/2 cup white wine for 1/2 cup clam juice.