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Spaghetti with Clams and Cherry Tomatoes Recipe

Spaghetti with Clams and Cherry Tomatoes


This pasta dish combines spaghetti with fresh clams, garlic, cherry tomatoes, basil, and white wine for an easy dish with the taste of the sea.


  • 2 pounds clams in shell, scrubbed
  • 1 (16 ounce) package spaghetti
  • olive oil, divided
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • 2 tablespoons dry white wine
  • 10 cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 10 leaves fresh basil leaves, divided


  1. Soak clams in plenty of salted cold water for 2 hours so that they will release any sand they have in them. Rinse well under cold running water and drain.
  2. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Cook spaghetti in the boiling water, stirring occasionally, 2 minutes less than as directed on the package, about 10 minutes. Drain.
  3. Heat 1 tablespoon olive oil in a large pan over medium heat and cook garlic until fragrant, about 1 minute. Add clams and white wine, cover, and cook on high heat until clams open, 3 to 5 minutes. Remove clams from the pan. Strain the pan juices through a fine sieve and set aside.
  4. Add 2 tablespoons olive oil to the same pan and cook cherry tomatoes until softened, about 7 minutes. Stir in a few basil leaves. Add cooked clams and juices back to the pan and stir to combine. Mix in remaining 1 tablespoon olive oil. Add drained spaghetti and cook for 2 minutes over high heat with the tomatoes. Serve garnished with remaining basil.

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Nutritional Information

Spaghetti with Clams and Cherry Tomatoes

Servings Per Recipe: 4
Calories: 590.8
% Daily Value *
protein: 38 %
carbohydrates: 28 %
exchange other carbs:
dietary fiber: 17 %
fat: 27 %
saturated fat: 13 %
cholesterol: 4 %
vitamin a iu: 10 %
niacin equivalents: 100 %
vitamin b6: 15 %
vitamin c: 22 %
folate: 69 %
calcium: 5 %
iron: 47 %
magnesium: 25 %
potassium: 13 %
sodium: 2 %
thiamin: 116 %
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*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
**Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
(-)Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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