Spaghetti With White Clam Sauce

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Spaghetti With White Clam Sauce

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Servings: 8
Author: Sandi


  • 1 stick butter (not margarine)
  • 3 tbsp. olive oil
  • 6 scallions - chopped
  • 1 medium onion - chopped
  • 1/4 cup chopped parsley
  • 6 cloves garlic - minced


  • Melt butter, add olive oil, saute all ingredients, do not brown.
  • Add 6 cans chopped clams (not minced) and add 2 to 3 bottles clam juice(if you want more sauce).
  • Mix 3 to 4 tbsp. corn starch in some clam juice (cold) and stir into boiling mixture until thickened.
  • Add salt and white pepper to taste.
  • Boil vermicelli pasta in water, salt and 2 tbsp. olive oil.
  • Test and do not let vermicelli get mushy, slightly firm is best.
  • Wash it in collander, using very hot water, let drain before serving.
  • Serve fresh chopped parsley on top.


Credit: Jennifer Dyer, Museum

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