- 1 (9-ounce) package fresh linguine
- 4 bacon slices
- 2 teaspoons bottled minced garlic
- 1 teaspoon dried basil
- 1 tablespoon lemon juice
- 1/8 teaspoon crushed red pepper
- 1/8 teaspoon black pepper
- 2 (6 1/2-ounce) cans minced clams, drained
- 1 (8-ounce bottle) clam juice
- 1/4 cup (1 ounce) preshredded fresh Parmesan cheese
- calories 290
- caloriesfromfat 24 %
- fat 7.7 g
- satfat 2.8 g
- monofat 1.7 g
- polyfat 1.2 g
- protein 32 g
- carbohydrate 21.7 g
- fiber 1.3 g
- cholesterol 97 mg
- iron 26.9 mg
- sodium 415 mg
- calcium 190 mg
How to Make It
Cook pasta according to package directions, omitting salt and fat. Drain.
While pasta cooks, place bacon in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat, and cook until crisp. Remove bacon from pan, and crumble. Reserve 1 tablespoon drippings in pan. Add garlic and basil; sauté for 30 seconds. Add bacon, lemon juice, and the next 4 ingredients (lemon juice through clam juice); cook 3 minutes, stirring occasionally.
Combine the pasta and clam mixture, and toss well. Sprinkle with cheese.
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