Pasta with White Clam Sauce
- 1 1/2 lbs pasta, cooked
- 36 live small hard-shell clams
- 4 tbsps butter
- 4 tbsps olive oil
- 1 garlic clove, crushed to a paste
- 1/4 tsp freshly ground black better
- 2 tbsps finely chopped fresh parsley
- 1/2 tsp dried oregano
- 1/4 cup dry white wine
- 1 tsp salt
- Open the clams, cut out the flesh and discard the shells. Wash the clams thoroughly under cold running water.
- Melt the butter with 2 tablespoons of the olive oil in a small saucepan.
- Add the crushed garlic, pepper, parsley, oregano, wine and the washed clams. Cover and cook gently over low heat for 15 minutes.
- Toss pasta with remaining olive oil, sauce and serve.
This recipe appeared in the 2022 Winter issue of Cape Cod HOME. From the Le Petit Café Cooking School.
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