The Best Clam Sauce Recipe
- 1 (16 ounce) package dry linguini
- 1 onion, chopped
- 6 cloves garlic, chopped
- 3 tablespoons olive oil
- 4 (6.5 ounce) cans minced clams
- 1/2 cup butter
- salt and pepper to taste
- 2 tablespoons dry white wine
step 1: Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil, add linguini and return water to a boil. Let linguini cook until al dente; drain well.
step 2: In a large skillet, saute the onion and garlic in olive oil until the onions are translucent. Drain the cans of minced clams, reserving half of the juice.
step 3: Stir the clams, reserved juice, butter, salt and pepper, and wine. Simmer the mixture for 20 minutes, until the sauce has reduced 1/3 and has thickened.
step 4: Spoon the clam sauce over the linguini and serve.