“This recipe is an adaptation of a recipe from Bon Appetit. The pasta is cooked right in the broth, making its own sauce. The fresh clams and herbs give this dish a lovely flavor. Very good served with a fresh green salad and some crusty bread.”

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Saute butter and olive oil in a large pot.
  2. Add chopped onion and red pepper flakes and saute 5 minutes, or until onion is translucent.
  3. Add minced garlic and saute 1 minute.
  4. Add tomatoes and cook about 2 minutes.
  5. Add chicken broth and 1 cup water and bring to boil.
  6. Reduce heat, cover, and simmer 15-20 minutes.
  7. Add clams, cover, and bring to a boil. Cook until clams open, about 5 minutes. Throw away any clams that do not open. Transfer clams to a bowl & set aside.
  8. Add basil, parsley, and oregano into pot.
  9. Add the linguine and boil until pasta is al dente. Add more broth or water if necessary.
  10. Return clams and their juices to the pot. Cook 1-2 minutes longer.
  11. Season with salt and pepper.

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