*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                        Pasta with Light Clam Sauce
 
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 Serving Size  : 2    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Main Dish                        Seafood
                 Low Fat                          Pasta
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    1      tablespoon    Olive oil (or less)
      3/4  cup           Green onions -- finely sliced
    2                    Garlic cloves, minced -- or
                         three cloves
    1 1/2  cups          Chopped clams, canned -- juice
                         drained and reserved (2 -- 6.5 oz. cans)
    1      cup           Undiluted Lite evaporated -- skimmed milk, divide
      1/4  teaspoon      Salt (optional)
      1/8  teaspoon      Ground white pepper
    2      teaspoons     Cornstarch
    6      ounces        Dry pasta -- cooked and
                         (linguini, spiral -- etc.)
    1      cup           Tomato -- chopped
    2      tablespoons   Fresh basil -- chopped
                         Fresh basil leaves for -- garnish
 
 In 10-inch non-stick skillet, heat oil; saute onions and garlic until
  tender.  Add reserved clam juice, 1/2 c evaporated skimmed milk, salt and
  pepper.  Cook uncovered over medium heat for 5 minutes, stirring
  occasionally.  In small bowl, gradually stir remaining 1/2 cup evaporated
  skimmed milk into cornstarch.  Add to skillet, stirring constantly, until
  sauce thickens.
 Add clams; heat. DO NOT BOIL. Toss hot pasta with tomatoes, basil and sauce.=
  Garnish with basil leaves if desired.
 
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