This quick-and-easy clam sauce recipe features canned clams, chopped tomatoes, minced garlic, white wine, crushed red pepper, and fresh herbs. Serve over hot cooked fettuccine for an easy weeknight entrée.
3 (6 1/2-ounce) cans minced clams, undrained
1 tablespoon olive oil
2 garlic cloves, minced
1 1/3 cups chopped tomato
2 tablespoons minced fresh parsley
1 teaspoon crushed red pepper
1/2 cup dry white wine
4 cups hot cooked fettuccine (about 8 ounces uncooked pasta)
2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil
How to Make It
Drain clams in a colander over a bowl, reserving liquid.
Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add garlic; cook 30 seconds, stirring constantly. Add tomato, parsley, and pepper; cook 1 minute. Add wine; cook 30 seconds. Add reserved clam liquid and pasta, tossing to coat; cook 3 minutes or until liquid almost evaporates, stirring frequently. Stir in clams and basil. Serve immediately.