Linguine with Clams in Saffron Alfredo Sauce

Linguine with Clams in Saffron Alfredo Sauce
Makes:
2
Prep Time:
10
minutes
Total Time:
25
minutes
based on 1 reviews
4
Delicate strands of saffron are paired with a creamy Alfredo sauce which is served over linguine and clams to make an upscale entrée that is sure to please. Garnish with chopped parsley.

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Ingredients:

  • 1 pound (about 24) small fresh clams, scrubbed clean
  • 1 cup white wine
  • 2 teaspoons chopped garlic
  • 1 container (10 ounces) BUITONI Refrigerated Alfredo Sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon saffron strands*
  • 1 package (9 ounces) BUITONI Refrigerated All Natural Linguine
  • 2 tablespoons chopped parsley (optional)

Directions:

STEAM clams with wine and garlic in covered, medium saucepan over medium-high heat for about 5 minutes or until clams open. Drain clams, reserving 1/2 cup cooking liquid.

HEAT sauce, reserved cooking liquid and saffron in small saucepan over low heat for 5 minutes. Stir until blended and saffron imparts a yellow color to sauce.

PREPARE pasta according to package directions.

TOP pasta with sauce and clams. Garnish with chopped parsley. Serve immediately.

*Saffron strands can be found in the spice section of major grocery and specialty stores.

Tip: If fresh clams are hard to find, substitute 1 can (6.5 ounces) chopped clams, drained. Simmer Alfredo sauce, 1/2 cup wine, clams, 1 teaspoon chopped garlic and saffron strands for 10 minutes, then follow the instructions above.


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Stacie from Jacksonville, FL

This was amazing. I couldn't find fresh clams, so I used two cans of minced clams instead of one, and I served it with garlic bread and Chablis. It was incredible.

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    Stacie from Jacksonville, FL

    This was amazing. I couldn't find fresh clams, so I used two cans of minced clams instead of one, and I served it with garlic bread and Chablis. It was incredible.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1/2 of recipe

Servings Per Recipe:

  • Calories: 790
  • Calories from Fat: 270
  • Total Fat: 30g (45% of DV)
  • Saturated Fat: 18g (88% of DV)
  • Cholesterol: 170mg (57% of DV)
  • Sodium: 1530mg (64% of DV)
  • Carbohydrates: 80g (27% of DV)
  • Dietary Fiber: 3g (12% of DV)
  • Sugars: 6g
  • Protein: 31g
  • Vitamin A: 20% of DV
  • Vitamin C: 0% of DV
  • Calcium: 25% of DV
  • Iron: 25% of DV

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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Linguine with Clams in Saffron Alfredo Sauce

Ingredients

  • 1 pound (about 24) small fresh clams, scrubbed clean
  • 1 cup white wine
  • 2 teaspoons chopped garlic
  • 1 container (10 ounces) BUITONI Refrigerated Alfredo Sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon saffron strands*
  • 1 package (9 ounces) BUITONI Refrigerated All Natural Linguine
  • 2 tablespoons chopped parsley (optional)

 

Directions

STEAM clams with wine and garlic in covered, medium saucepan over medium-high heat for about 5 minutes or until clams open. Drain clams, reserving 1/2 cup cooking liquid.

HEAT sauce, reserved cooking liquid and saffron in small saucepan over low heat for 5 minutes. Stir until blended and saffron imparts a yellow color to sauce.

PREPARE pasta according to package directions.

TOP pasta with sauce and clams. Garnish with chopped parsley. Serve immediately.

*Saffron strands can be found in the spice section of major grocery and specialty stores.

Tip: If fresh clams are hard to find, substitute 1 can (6.5 ounces) chopped clams, drained. Simmer Alfredo sauce, 1/2 cup wine, clams, 1 teaspoon chopped garlic and saffron strands for 10 minutes, then follow the instructions above.

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