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Angel Hair Pasta with Clams

Total time 13 mins
Yield 4 servings.
Need a quick and easy seafood supper?  This simple pasta dish features angel hair pasta tossed with canned minced clams and a little oil, garlic, and Parmesan cheese.

Ingredients

  • 8 ounces angel hair pasta, uncooked
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons minced garlic
  • 3 (6 1/2-ounce) cans minced clams
  • 2 tablespoons shredded fresh Parmesan cheese
  • Freshly ground pepper

Nutrition Information

  • calories 310
  • caloriesfromfat 11 %
  • fat 3.8 g
  • satfat 1.1 g
  • monofat 0.0 g
  • polyfat 0.0 g
  • protein 19.6 g
  • carbohydrate 47 g
  • fiber 1.4 g
  • cholesterol 47 mg
  • iron 0.0 mg
  • sodium 849 mg
  • calcium 0.0 mg

How to Make It

  1. Cook pasta according to package directions, omitting salt and fat.

  2. While pasta cooks, heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add garlic; saute 2 minutes. Drain clams, reserving liquid. Add clam liquid to skillet, and simmer 5 minutes. Add clams; simmer 5 additional minutes.

  3. Combine drained pasta and clam mixture in a serving bowl; toss gently. Sprinkle with cheese and pepper. Serve immediately.

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