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Easy One-Pot Spaghetti & Clams

Easy One-Pot Spaghetti & Clams

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One pot and 30 minutes is all it takes to serve a delicious meal featuring spaghetti and clams in a spicy garlic sauce. When you've got a hungry crowd to feed, this is the dish for you!

serves 8 people


cost per recipe: $14.06

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  • 3

    tablespoons olive oil

  • 3

    cloves garlic, minced

  • 1/4

    teaspoon crushed red pepper

  • 8

    cups Swanson® Chicken Broth or Swanson® Chicken Stock

  • 1

    can (6.5 ounces) chopped clams, undrained

  • 1

    pound uncooked thin spaghetti

  • 1

    can (10 ounces) whole baby canned clams, undrained

  • 16

    littleneck clams (optional)

  • 1/3

    cup chopped fresh parsley

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How to Make It

Step 1

Heat the oil in a 4-quart saucepan over medium heat. Add the garlic and red pepper. Cook and stir for 1 minute. Add the broth and chopped clams and heat to a boil.

Step 2

Add the spaghetti. Cook for 10 minutes or until the spaghetti is tender and the broth is absorbed, stirring often.  Stir in the canned whole clams and the fresh clams, if desired. Cook for 2 minutes or until the fresh clams are cooked through. Sprinkle with the parsley.

Recipe Tips

  • Ingredient Note: Before cooking, discard any fresh clams that remain open when tapped.  After cooking, discard any clams that remain closed.

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Ratings & Reviews

  • KEN J.

    August 6, 2012

    Easy One-Pot Spaghetti & Clams

    I've made this twice and my husband and I both love it. Cooking the pasta in the both makes it extra special. And good clams help make even better. We used Venus clams.

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