Recipes and Cooking Spaghetti with Clams 5.0 (3) Add your rating & review Cook this clam recipe in a delicious blend of white wine, broth, lemon juice, and crushed red pepper for a light and tasty spaghetti with clams dinner recipe. By BHG Test Kitchen BHG Test Kitchen The Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen has been in continuous operation for nearly 100 years, developing and testing practical, reliable recipes that readers can enjoy at home. The Test Kitchen team includes culinary specialists, food stylists, registered and licensed nutritionists, and other experts with Bachelor of Science degrees in food science, food and nutrition, or culinary arts. Together, the team tests more than 2,500 recipes, produces more than 2,500 food images, and creates more than 1,000 food videos each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on January 3, 2012 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Karla Conrad Prep Time: 15 mins Cook Time: 10 mins Soak Time: 45 mins Total Time: 1 hrs 10 mins Servings: 4 Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 1 ½ pound clams in shells ¼ cup chopped shallots 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 ¾ cup reduced-sodium vegetable broth or one 14.5-ounce can reduced-sodium chicken broth ¼ cup dry white wine or reduced-sodium vegetable broth 2 tablespoon lemon juice ¼ teaspoon crushed red pepper 4 cup hot cooked multigrain spaghetti (about 10 ounces dried spaghetti) Fresh Italian (flat-leaf) parsley Finely shredded Parmesan cheese (optional) Directions Scrub clams under cold running water. To soak clams, in an 8-quart Dutch oven combine 4 quarts cold water and 1/3 cup salt; add clams. Soak for 15 minutes; drain and rinse. Discard water. Repeat soaking, draining, and rinsing twice. In a very large skillet cook shallots in hot oil over medium heat about 2 minutes or until lightly browned. Add broth, wine, lemon juice, and crushed red pepper. Bring to boiling. Add clams; reduce heat to medium-low. Cook, covered, for 8 to 10 minutes or until clams are opened. Discard any unopened clams. Toss together clams and spaghetti. Top with parsley. If desired, sprinkle with Parmesan cheese. Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 318 Calories 5g Fat 44g Carbs 23g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 4 Calories 318 % Daily Value * Total Fat 5g 6% Saturated Fat 1g 5% Cholesterol 39mg 13% Sodium 313mg 14% Total Carbohydrate 44g 16% Total Sugars 3g Protein 23g Vitamin C 21.8mg 109% Calcium 80.8mg 6% Iron 0.2mg 1% Potassium 490mg 10% Folate, total 32.3mcg Vitamin B-12 0.5mcg Vitamin B-6 0.2mg *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.