Canned clams and hot cherry peppers tossed with pasta and asparagus make a flavor-packed 20-minute dinner.

Source: Family Circle

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Recipe Summary

prep:
10 mins
cook:
8 mins
Servings:
6
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to boil over high heat. Cook pasta following package directions. Add asparagus during last 4 minutes of cooking. Drain.

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  • While pasta is cooking, heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add garlic and cook for 2 minutes, until just starting to color, stirring so that garlic does not burn.

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  • Add clam juice and cook 1 minute. Stir in drained clams, lemon juice, cherry peppers and salt. Cook 1 minute or until heated through. Stir in butter and parsley.

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  • Toss the pasta and asparagus with the sauce. Drizzle with additional olive oil if desired. Serve immediately.

Nutrition Facts

421 calories; total fat 15g; saturated fat 4g; cholesterol 13mg; sodium 403mg; carbohydrates 61g; fiber 5g; protein 12g.

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