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Clam Sauce Recipe with Fettuccine

Delicious and easy clam sauce that can be used with Fettuccine or Linguine. Leftovers will not be an issue as there normally aren't any!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: clams, fettuccine
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 757kcal


  • 1 lb Fettuccine
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 3 tbsp garlic minced
  • 1 lb white mushrooms chopped
  • 2 6.5 oz cans chopped clams w/ juice
  • 1/2 cup parsley chopped
  • 1 small onion chopped
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • 1/2 cup parmesan cheese grated
  • 1/2 cup white wine optional


Fettuccine Pasta Instructions

  • Add a pinch of salt to a large pot of water and bring to a boil.
  • Add Fettuccine pasta (Or Linguine) and cook until al dente. About 12-12 min. 

Clam Sauce Instructions

  • In a large skillet melt the butter
  • Add onion and cook until softened
  • Add the garlic and mushrooms to the skillet and sauce until everything is golden brown.
  • Add clams (with juice), (optional white wine), salt, pepper and parsley to the mix.
  • Cook over medium heat until clams are hot.
  • Pour clam sauce onto the pasta and toss until pasta is evenly coated.
  • Place serving on dinner plate and garnish with parmesan cheese.


Calories: 757kcal | Carbohydrates: 89g | Protein: 25g | Fat: 31g | Saturated Fat: 18g | Cholesterol: 164mg | Sodium: 1024mg | Potassium: 761mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 1510IU | Vitamin C: 15.5mg | Calcium: 226mg | Iron: 3.5mg