Linguine Clam Sauce

Linguine with Clam Sauce

8 ounces uncooked linguine
2 tablespoons olive oil
1/2 cup chopped onion
4 cloves garlic, minced
3/4 cup packed chopped fresh parsley
1 teaspoon dried oregano
1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
2 6 1/2 ounce cans minced clams, drained, juice reserved
1/4 cup white wine or water

Cook the linguine according to the package directions, omitting salt; drain well. While the pasta is cooking, prepare the sauce.

In a medium skillet, saute the onion and garlic about 2 minutes. Add 1/2 cup of the parsley, the oregano, pepper flakes and the juice saved from the clams.

Add the wine and simmer about 5 minutes. Add the clams and heat about 1 minute. Add the pasta to the sauce; toss until mixed. Sprinkle the remaining chopped parsley on top of the pasta.

4 servings.

Nutritional Information Per 1 1/4 cup Serving:
Calories: 357, Fat: 9 g, Cholesterol: 29 mg, Sodium: 164 mg, Carbohydrate: 48 g, Dietary Fiber: 3 g, Sugars: 6 g, Protein: 19 g
Diabetic Exchanges: 3 Starch/Bread, 2 Lean Meat


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