Wow your guests with this easy 20-minute recipe for succulent One Pot Pasta and Clam Sauce!

I’ll be the first to admit that I’m not really a foodie. Don’t get me wrong, I love food, and I don’t mind cooking, but most of the time, in the midst of a busy day/week/month/year, I just want food that tastes good, whips up fast, doesn’t use a ton of dishes and does use the pantry staples I already have on hand.

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This simple one pot pasta and clam sauce definitely fits the bill! With just a few ingredients that might just be in your pantry. It’s even “fancy” enough to serve to guests.

It just takes a few simple ingredients to create this delicious One Pot Pasta and Clam Sauce!

Here is what you need:

4 6.5oz. chopped clams
1 bottle clam juice
1 lb. linguini
1 bunch parsley
1/2 of one small yellow onion, diced
4-6 tablespoons olive oil
1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  1 cup seasoned breadcrumb

 

The first step for One Pot Pasta and Clam Sauce is to brown the bread crumbs.

Step 1: Heat a 2 tablespoons of olive oil in a small pan and lightly brown breadcrumb. Then set aside.

The next step is to sauté the onion and red pepper flakes in olive oil for the One Pot Pasta and Clam Sauce.

Step 2: Dice onion, then set aside. In a large saucepan heat 2 tablespoons of oil and then add onion, crushed red pepper and saute.

Add the stars of the show for this amazing One Pot Pasta and Clam Sauce: Clams and clam juice!

Step 3: Then add the four cans of clams and the bottle of clam juice to the large pan. Let simmer on medium heat for 5-10 minutes.

Cook the pasta until al dente to perfect the One Pot Pasta and Clam Sauce!

Step 4: Then add pasta, cover with clam juice and add 2 cups water, lower heat and cover with lid. Cook pasta until al dente.

Serve the One Pot Pasta and Clam Sauce in bowls, top with crunchy bread crumbs and fresh parsley, enjoy!

Step 5: Serve in bowls and top with bread crumb and fresh chopped parsley.

One Pot Pasta and Clam Sauce

This one pot pasta dish is sure to be a new family favorite!
Course Main Course
Cuisine Italian
Keyword One Pot Pasta and Clam Sauce
Prep Time 7 minutes
Cook Time 9 minutes
Total Time 16 minutes
Servings 6 people

Ingredients

  • 4 6.5 oz. chopped clams
  • 1 bottle clam juice
  • 1 lb. linguini
  • 1 bunch parsley
  • 1/2 of one small yellow onion
  • 4-6 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1 cup seasoned breadcrumbs

Instructions

  1. Heat a small amount of oil in a small pan and lightly brown breadcrumb. Then set aside.
  2. Dice onion, then set aside. In a large saucepan heat 2 tablespoons of oil and then add onion, crushed red pepper and saute.
  3. Add the four cans of clams and the bottle of clam juice to the large pan. Let simmer on medium heat for 5-10 minutes.

  4. Add pasta, cover with clam juice and add 2 cups water, lower heat and cover with lid. Cook pasta until al dente.

  5. Serve in bowls and top with bread crumb and fresh chopped parsley.

Serve One Pot Pasta and Clam Sauce at your next dinner party for a simple yet delicious meal your guests will enjoy!

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