*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                     Diabetic Linguine with Clam Sauce
 
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 Serving Size  : 4    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Main Dish                        Fish
                 Ww                               Seafood
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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      1/4  cup           Finely chopped onion
                         Shallots finely chopped
                         Bay leaf
                         (or 2) Parsley stem
                         Sprig fresh thyme  OR
      1/4  teaspoon      Dried thyme
                         (or 5) peppercorns
    1      cup           White wine
    3      quarts        Steamer clams (24-30)
    1      tablespoon    Olive oil
    2                    (or 3) garlic cloves minced
      1/4  teaspoon      Dry mustard
      1/2  cup           Chopped parsley
                         Dash red pepper flakes
    1      pound         Linguine -- cooked & drained
 
 Combine onion, shallots, bay leaf, parsley stems, thyme, peppercorns and wine. 
Bring to a boil.  Add scrubbed clams and steam for 4 to 5 minutes or until clams
open. Remove clams, discarding any that haven't opened, separate them from shells
and chop coarsely.
 Strain and save liquid.
 Heat olive oil and 1 TABLESPOON reserved clam juice in a medium-size non-stick
frying pan.  Add garlic and mustard and cook for 1 minute. Add parsley and cook 1
to 3 minutes more. Add 1 cup reserved clam juice and simmer for 5 minutes or
until sauce is reduced by half. Add chopped clams and cook for 1 to 2 minutes.
 Toss clam sauce with linguine, garnish with lemon, if desired, and serve warm.
Makes 4 servings.
 
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