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Spaghetti with Creamy White Clam Sauce Recipe

A handful of ingredients is all you need for this must-try main dish. "I often make it when time is short," explains Linda Evancoe-Coble of Leola, Pennsylvania. "Add store-bought rolls and a bagged salad and...presto...you have a satisfying meal."
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min. YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 can (15 ounces) ready-to-serve reduced-fat New England clam chowder
  • 1 can (6-1/2 ounces) chopped clams, undrained
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh parsley
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • Dash white pepper
  • 8 ounces uncooked spaghetti

Directions

  • 1. In a large saucepan, combine the first six ingredients; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cook and stir for 5 minutes until slightly thickened.
  • 2. Meanwhile, cook spaghetti according to package directions; drain. Pour sauce over spaghetti. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 cup spaghetti with 1/2 cup sauce equals 342 calories, 3 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 35 mg cholesterol, 330 mg sodium, 57 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 21 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3-1/2 starch, 2 lean meat.

Wine Pairings

Full-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied white wine such as Chardonnay or Viognier.