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Seconds Away Spaghetti Casino

Seconds Away Spaghetti CasinoRecipe courtesy of Virginia Marine Products Board.

Recipe Ingredients:

6 ounces pepper-crusted bacon, roughly chopped
32 small Virginia clams (about 3 pound), rinsed and scrubbed under cold water
1 1/2 tablespoons minced garlic
8 ounces dried spaghetti, cooked
1/2 cup coarsely chopped parsley
1/2 cup shaved or grated Parmesan cheese

Cooking Directions:

  1. Heat a large sauté pan over medium heat. Stir in bacon and cook for 4 to 5 minutes until crisp. Stir in clams and garlic, cover and cook for 4 minutes or until clams have opened.
  2. Toss in spaghetti and parsley and heat through. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese just before serving.

Makes 4 servings.

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/4 of recipe): Calories: 554; Total Fat: 29g; Cholesterol: 65mg; Total Carbs: 46g; Protein: 27g; Sodium: 539mg.

Recipe and photograph courtesy of Virginia Marine Products Board.