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Spaghetti and Clams, from the pantry

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You know those times when you don't know what to make for dinner and you want something just a bit different and you forgot to pull meat from the freezer and there are no leftovers that you could try and re-run to the family with some added cheese or sauce?

Spaghetti and Clams, from your pantry
Spaghetti and Clams, from the pantry

I thought so, make that clam and pasta dish. I have been making this for a few years now and it is really very good! This is also a "count the heads" recipe, so just count how many you need to feed and do the following for each person.

Spaghetti and Clams
by the seat of my pants
serves 1, in multiples

1 medium slice of onion, diced
1 clove garlic, minced
1 T olive oil

1 can minced clams - do not drain
1 clam can of white wine
1/2 t thyme leaves, crushed
1 or 2 "grinds" of pepper
salt to taste (I don't usually add any at all)

1/4 c Parmesan cheese

1 oz (or more if you prefer a "dry" pasta) spaghetti
salted boiling water

fresh (or dried) parsley, for a spot of color garnish


Add the oil, onion, and garlic to a small saucepan. Saute for 3-5 minutes on low, but do not brown.


Add the clams, wine and seasonings. Bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer until reduced by a little more than half.


Meanwhile cook pasta in the salted boiling water, when done, drain well.

Combine the drained pasta, Parmesan, and the Clam sauce. Toss well. Serve in a shallow bowl garnished with fresh parsley.

Enjoy!

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2 comments

  1. Hi Melynda,
    I just love your recipe, "by the seat of your pants". That sounds like me and then for as many as you have at the table, you are my kind of cook.

    Your Spaghetti and Clams look wonderful! Thank you so much for sharing with Full Plate Thursday and have a great weekend!
    Miz Helen

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  2. Ha! Yes, I am familiar with those times. I'm famous for forgetting to take thing out of the freezer. Great format for the recipe...per person. This looks like one of those dishes that make people think you spent ages making it, but it is so easy! Thank you for sharing with See Ya in the Gumbo--nice to have you!
    By the way, I just read your caramelized onion in the slow cooker post...genius.

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