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
Calories 671 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 (2 g)
Calories 671 Calories from Fat 255
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 28.3g 44%
Saturated Fat 9.6g 48%
Cholesterol 101mg 34%
Sodium 1089mg 45%
Total Carbohydrates 82.4g 27%
Dietary Fiber 1.1g 4%
Sugars 8.8g
Protein 12.7g 25%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.