Linguine alle Vongole (Clams Linguine) Recipe

Linguine alle Vongole – best and easiest homemade pasta with clams in garlic butter sauce. Much better and cheaper than Italian restaurants.

Course Main Course
Cuisine Italian
Keyword Linguine alle Vongole
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 2 people
Calories 638 kcal


  • 6 oz linguine
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 1/2 lbs Manila clams, scrubbed, cleaned, and rinsed
  • 1/4 cup pasta water
  • 1/2 cup white wine
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped Italian parsley leaves
  • Salt to taste


  1. Heat up a pot of water and cook the linguine per the packaging instructions. Drained and set aside. Save 1/4 cup of the pasta water.
  2. Heat up a deep skillet, add olive oil and butter. Lightly saute the garlic and add the clams, pasta water and white wine. Lightly stir the clams and cover the skillet with its lid until the clams open up. Remove the lid and add the linguine into the skillet and add salt to taste. Add the parsley, stir to combine well. Dish out and serve immediately.
Nutrition Facts
Linguine alle Vongole (Clams Linguine) Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 638 Calories from Fat 243
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 27g 42%
Saturated Fat 9g 45%
Cholesterol 45mg 15%
Sodium 320mg 13%
Potassium 256mg 7%
Total Carbohydrates 68g 23%
Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Sugars 3g
Protein 19g 38%
Vitamin A 13.4%
Vitamin C 4.4%
Calcium 4.9%
Iron 12.3%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.