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Clam Spaghetti


1 bag (100-count) clams

1 pound spaghetti

Olive oil to taste

Minced garlic to taste

Minced parsley to taste

Salt and pepper to taste

Red pepper flakes to taste


  1. Bring a large pot filled with salted water to a boil.
  2. Meanwhile, fill a second large pot fitted with steamer insert ¼ of the way up with water and put on high heat. Once water is boiling, add clams to steamer insert and cover. Once shells start to open, remove pot from heat.
  3. Cook pasta in boiling water until al dente. Drain and transfer to a serving bowl.
  4. Toss pasta with olive oil, fresh garlic, and parsley. Season with salt, pepper, and red pepper flakes. Top pasta with steamed clams and serve immediately.
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