When you want a bit of decadence and elegance at the dinner table, but don’t have time to make a super-fancy meal, this your recipe. It’s so simple, it can be thrown together in about 30 minutes. And that wine sauce is perfection. The perfect sides for this dish: bright sautéed greens like spinach or broccoli rabe.
Have you made this recipe? Let us know how it went in the comments below. We love to hear from you!YIELDS:4PREP TIME:0 HOURS 10 MINSTOTAL TIME:0 HOURS 30 MINSINGREDIENTS12 oz.
cloves garlic, minced
Pinch of crushed red pepper flakes2 tbsp.
freshly chopped parsley1 lb.
fresh littleneck clams1/2 c.
dry white wine
Juice of 1 lemon, plus more wedges for serving
Freshly ground black pepper DIRECTIONS
- In a large pot of salted boiling water, cook pasta until al dente. Drain.
- Meanwhile, in a large skillet over medium heat, melt butter. Add garlic, crushed red pepper flakes, and parsley. Cook until fragrant, 1 minute.
- Add clams and wine. Cover with a tight-fitting lid and cook until clam shells open, 7 to 10 minutes. (Discard any unopened clams.)
- Add lemon juice and cooked linguine and toss until combined. Season with salt and pepper.
- Serve with lemon wedges.