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Fettuccine with clams

Recipe Information

Servings 6
Preparation Time 5 Minutes
Cook Time 20 Minutes
Total Time 25 Minutes
Difficulty Easy
Main Ingredient Fettuccine; Clams
Category Pasta; Seafood
Meal Lunch; Dinner
Type Main Dish
Cuisine Italian
Diet Low Calorie; Low Fat; Low Cholesterol; Heart Healthy; High Protein


  • 10 ounces uncooked fettuccine pasta 

  • 2 tablespoons minced garlic 

  • 2 large tomatoes, seeded and chopped

  • 2 cups corn kernels, fresh or frozen

  • 1/2 cup white wine 

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil 

  • 4 tablespoons fresh basil, chopped

  • 2 cans (4 ounces each) clams, drained

  • 1/4 teaspoon salt 

  • Ground black pepper, to taste



  • Cook fettuccine in a large pot according to package directions, then drain pasta well using a colander.

  • While pasta is cooking, add the next six ingredients (garlic to basil) to a large saucepan, cover, bring to a boil, stirring often. Reduce heat and allow sauce to simmer.

  • After draining pasta, add clams and pasta to saucepan. Reduce the heat, and continue cooking for 1-2 minutes, tossing gently to evenly coat. Season the pasta with salt and pepper, place equal portions of pasta mixture onto six plates, and serve immediately.


Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories: 320 cal

  • Total fat: 4g

  • Saturated fat: <1g

  • Monounsaturated fat: 2g

  • Cholesterol: 25mg

  • Sodium: 150mg

  • Carbohydrate: 50g

  • Fiber: 2g

  • Protein: 18g