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Mixed Seafood Pasta with White Wine Clam Sauce

Prep Time:

20 Minutes

Cook Time:

35 Minutes



About the Recipe

Method Monday featuring Mixed Seafood Pasta with White Wine Clam Sauce. One of our longer recipes but bound to be a hit!

The Ingredients

White Wine and Clam Sauce

• 3 tablespoons olive oil

• 1 shallot, chopped

• 6 cloves garlic, chopped

• 1 can minced clams (6.5 ounces)

• 1/2 cup reserved clam juice

           (Note -- reserve and additional 1/2 cup of clam juice for the mixed seafood and linguine)

• ½ cup butter

• 2 tablespoons dry white wine (you'll drink the rest later)

• 1/2 squeezed lemon

• salt and pepper to taste

Mixed Seafood and Linguine

• 1 (16 ounce) package dried linguine

• 4 tbsp butter

• 1 clove garlic, minced

• 12 oz mussels

• 5 oz scallops

• 1/3 cup white wine (almost time to drink the rest)

• 1/2 cup reserved clam juice (see note above)

• 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes

• White Wine Clam Sauce (recipe above)

• 1 cup freshly grated parmesan

• 2 tablespoons of chopped flat leaf parsley for garnish

The Method

White Wine and Clam Sauce

Step 1

Warm olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Sauté shallots and garlic in heated oil until shallots are tender and translucent, 4 to 5 minutes. Drain cans of minced clams, reserving 1/2 cup of the clam juice.

Step 2

Stir clams, reserved clam juice, butter, wine, salt, and pepper into shallot and garlic mixture. Turn heat to medium-low and simmer until sauce has reduced by 1/2 and has thickened, about 15 to 20 minutes.

Step 3

Turn heat of and squeeze fresh lemon juice in and stir and spoon on top fo Mixed Seafood Linguini, serve immediately.

Mixed Seafood Linguini

Step 1

Make linguine according to box.

Step 2

In a large sauté pan, melt butter over medium heat and add garlic. Sauté for 2 to 3 minutes. Do not burn the garlic.

Step 3

Add in mussels, white wine, clam juice and crushed red pepper flakes. Allow for white wine and clam juice to cook down about 3-4 minutes, until slightly reduced.

Step 4

Add scallops and sauté for and additional 2 to 4 minutes. Cooking time depends on how big your scallops are.

Step 5

Add linguine to the seafood and wine mixture, toss until well mixed. Turn off the heat and let sit for 2 to 4 minutes to allow pasta to soak.

Step 6

Top with White Wine Clam Sauce, sprinkle freshly grated parmesan and flat leaf parsley. Serve immediately.


1. Drink remaining wine with dinner, you deserve it!

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