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Linguine with Clams

  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 45 min
  • Servings 6

Go crazy for clams! The right flavor combinations help bring down the fat count on this traditional dish. From Prevention® Healthy Cooking. MORE + LESS -

Ingredients

12
oz uncooked linguine
1
tablespoon olive oil
2
medium shallots, chopped
1
clove garlic, finely chopped
1
cup chopped plum (Roma) tomatoes
1
cup dry white wine or nonalcoholic wine
1 1/2
cups chicken broth
1/4
cup plus 2 tablespoons chopped Italian parsley
3
dozen littleneck clams, scrubbed

Steps

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  • 1
    Prepare linguine according to package directions.
  • 2
    Meanwhile, in large saucepan or Dutch oven, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add shallots and garlic; cook and stir 4 minutes or until shallots are softened. Stir in tomatoes and cook 1 minute. Add wine; heat to boiling; cook 2 minutes. Add broth and parsley. Return to a boil.
  • 3
    Add clams; cover and cook 5 minutes or until clams open. Discard any unopened clams. Remove clams to a bowl with slotted spoon. Return broth mixture to a boil. Boil 4 minutes or until reduced by one-third.
  • 4
    Remove 24 of the clams from their shells and mince; discard those shells. Keep remaining 12 clams in their shells.
  • 5
    Add the minced clams and pasta to the saucepan. Toss to combine. Add remaining clams in shells to pasta mixture.

Expert Tips

  • Shellfish, such as shrimp or clams, is a good source of vitamin B-12. Our bodies need B-12 to help break down foods to give us plenty of energy.
  • Stop Dieting and Lose Weight from Prevention® (2003) p. 241

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
360
Calories from Fat
45
% Daily Value
Total Fat
5g
8%
Saturated Fat
1g
4%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
30mg
10%
Sodium
540mg
22%
Potassium
510mg
14%
Total Carbohydrate
54g
18%
Dietary Fiber
3g
14%
Sugars
2g
Protein
22g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
15%
15%
Vitamin C
15%
15%
Calcium
6%
6%
Iron
80%
80%
Exchanges:
2 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
3 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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