“I never tasted or made clam sauce before, but my boyfriend loves spicy red clam linguine so I came up with this recipe. It was extremely tasty. He really really loved it and said it was as good, if not better, than any restaurant. This is a very simple recipe and very delicious. It has a lot of kick to it so if you don't like spicy leave out the chili pepper and cayenne. I personally used more pepper flakes and cayenne than this recipe has because we like it really spicy. I also can't emphasize how important it is to use fresh herbs if available. They really make a difference. I served this over linguine. This is the first recipe I have ever posted on this site, so I'm sentimental about it.”

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Note*: Probably only available in Canada, for ingredients see below; Make sure it is Original because there are different varieties; If you don’t have access to President’s Choice products use another similar brand or improvise with 1 cup of chopped canned tomatoes; It’s really just crushed tomatoes with a bit of salt; President’s Choice Splendido Original Magic Italian Sauce Ingredients: Tomatoes, salt, natural flavour, citric acid.
  2. Melt butter over medium heat with olive oil.
  3. When butter is melted and starting to sizzle add minced garlic.
  4. Sautee garlic for about 1-2 minutes being careful not to let garlic turn brown or burn.
  5. Reduce heat.
  6. Add all other ingredients and mix well.
  7. Turn up heat until gently boiling.
  8. Reduce heat and let simmer for about 15 minute.
  9. Taste test.
  10. If not spicy enough add a little more chili pepper flakes and/or cayenne pepper to taste if you like it really spicy.
  11. Serve over favourite pasta cooked according to package directions.
  12. I recommend linguine.

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