Roasted Tomato Clam Pasta Sauce

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Serves
4
Ready in
22 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 lb. littleneck clams (about 24)
  • 8 oz. dried angel hair pasta or thin spaghetti
  • 8 plum tomatoes, coarsely chopped
  • 1 cup chopped red onion
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 tbsp. balsamic vinegar
  • 2 tbsp. chopped fresh basil or oregano
  • Additional chopped basil, Parmesan cheese (optional)
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 1/4 tsp. pepper

Directions

Prep Time
5 minutes
Cook Time
17 minutes
Ready in
22 minutes
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  1. Preheat grill to medium. Scrub clams; soak in salted water 15 minutes. Cook pasta according to package directions. Drain and keep warm.
  2. Place tomatoes, onion, garlic, oil, vinegar, 1/4 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon pepper in 13x9x2-inch reusable foil baking pan, or shape a pan out of a double layer of heavy-duty foil. Grill 10 to 12 minutes or until tomatoes and onion are tender, stirring once.
  3. Drain clams. Stir clams and basil into tomatoes. Grill 7 to 9 minutes or until clams open and are thoroughly cooked, stirring once. Discard any clams that do not open.
  4. Divide pasta among 4 pasta plates. Arrange clams over pasta. Stir together tomato mixture and spoon over clams and pasta. Garnish with additional fresh basil and serve with shredded Parmesan cheese, if desired.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size
1
Per Serving
Calories 379, Calories Fat 84, Total Fat 9g, Saturated Fat 0g, Cholesterol 18mg, Sodium 111mg, Carbohydrate 58g, Protein 16g
Serving Size1
Calories379
Calories Fat84
Calories (fat) extra22
Total Fat9g
Total Fat (extra)14
Saturated Fat0g
Saturated Fat (extra)1
Cholesterol18mg
Cholesterol (extra)6
Sodium111mg
Sodium (extra)5
Potassium774mg
Carbohydrate58g
Carbohydrate (extra)20
Fiber3g
Fiber (extra)14
Sugars0g
Protein16g
Omega30g
Vitamin A1694IU
Vitamin A (extra)34
Vitamin C33mg
Vitamin C (extra)57
Iron8mg
Iron (extra)49