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clam pasta

Easy spaghetti with Clams - The easiest, budget-friendly pasta you will ever make, and it'll be on your dinner table in just 15 min.
Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time15 minutes
Total Time25 minutes
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: clam pasta recipes
Servings: 4
Calories: 530kcal
Author: Luda huang


  • pot


  • 1 pound spaghetti
  • 3 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1/2 cup vegetable broth or more, as needed
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • 2 pounds clams cleaned
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley leaves


  • In a large pot of boiling salted water, cook pasta according to package instructions; drain well.
  • Melt butter in a large saucepan over medium high heat. Add garlic , and cook, stirring frequently, until fragrant, about 1 minute. Stir in vegetable broth; season with salt and pepper, to taste.
  • reduce heat and simmer until reduced by half, about 1-2 minutes. Stir in clams. Cover, with a tight-fitting lid, and cook until the clams have opened, about 5-8 minutes. Discard any unopened clams.
  • Stir in pasta and additional vegetable broth, as needed.
  • Serve immediately, garnished with parsley, if desired.


Calories: 530kcal | Carbohydrates: 87g | Protein: 20g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 33mg | Sodium: 331mg | Potassium: 280mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 596IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 45mg | Iron: 2mg