This meal is not exactly health food but it certainly is decadent. It is not hard to make and with the canned clams it is quite inexpensive. This is one of those meals that are good enough to serve company! Here is what you need for this:
12 oz. cooked Linguine (I used whole wheat)
2 TBS unsalted butter
2 TBS olive oil
4 garlic cloves – minced
1 TBS chopped parsley
1 tsp. red chili flakes (opt)
2 – 10 oz. cans baby clams – drained (reserve the liquid)
½ cup dry white wine
1 cup whipping cream
½ cup Parmesan cheese
Place the butter and oil in a large skillet and melt it. Add the garlic, parsley and chili flakes. Mix well and cook for a couple of minutes – until fragrant.
Add the reserved clam liquid, the wine and the cream. Mix well and bring to a low simmer. Stir occasionally and simmer for about 5 minutes.
Add the clams and heat them through. Add the pasta and mix well. Season with black pepper and add the Parmesan cheese. Mix well and serve. Enjoy!