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Healthy Linguine with red clam sauce. healthy pasta recipe

Healthy Linguine With Red Clam Sauce

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Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes
Servings: 5
Calories: 379kcal
Author: Organize Yourself Skinny

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 4 cloves garlic finely chopped
  • 2 6.5 ounce can chopped clams
  • 2 14-ounce cans Mutti finely chopped tomatoes
  • 1- cup Mutti tomato puree
  • 2 tablespoons Mutti tomato paste
  • 1/2 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1/4 -1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper
  • 5 cups cooked whole grain linguini

Instructions

  • In a large skillet heat 2 tablespoons of olive oil over medium hit until it starts to sizzle. Add the garlic and let it cook until it becomes fragrant, about 2 minutes. It doesn't take long for the garlic to cook so keep an eye on it to prevent it from burning.
  • Stir in the juice from the canned clams (reserve chopped clams for the end), chopped tomatoes, tomato puree, tomato paste, Italian seasoning, and crushed red pepper. Bring to a boil and then let simmer for 20 minutes stirring occasionally.
  • Stir in the clams and cook for about 5 minutes.
  • Serve over hot whole grain linguine with grated cheese if desired.

Notes

Make-ahead Instructions
The sauce can be made completely ahead of time and frozen.

Nutrition

Serving: 1g | Calories: 379kcal | Carbohydrates: 64g | Protein: 13g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Fiber: 6g