Spaghetti with Clams

Spaghetti with Clams
Servings: 6 Start to Finish 21 mins


  • 4 slices bacon, diced
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 4 cloves garlic, sliced
  • 1 9 ounce bag baby spinach
  • 1 pound thin spaghetti
  • 2 6 1/2 ounce can minced clams in juice, undrained
  • 1/4 red pepper flakes
  • Juice of 1/2 a lemon, plus wedges for serving

Make It

1. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to boiling. Heat bacon in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Cook 8 minutes, until crisp. Remove to paper towels with a slotted spoon.

2. Add olive oil and garlic to skillet. Cook 2 minutes, stirring so garlic doesn't burn. Stir in spinach and cook 3 minutes.

3. Meanwhile, add spaghetti to boiling water. Cook 6 minutes and drain. Return to pot.

4. Stir clams with their juice and pepper flakes into skillet with spinach. Cook 3 minutes. Add spinach mixture to pasta along with lemon juice. Toss to combine; serve with lemon wedges on the side.

Nutrition Facts

Servings Per Recipe: 6; Amount Per Serving: cal. (kcal): 445, Fat, total (g): 13, chol. (mg): 21, sat. fat (g): 3, carb. (g): 64, fiber (g): 5, pro. (g): 18, sodium (mg): 598, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.