The Best Weeknight Linguine

The Best Weeknight Linguine

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Perfect for any weeknight meal, this gourmet Italian dish is ready in just 30 minutes and may be one of the best pasta recipes. Made with a homemade spicy clam sauce, The Best Weeknight Linguine has a bold flavor that you will not be able to resist. Great for when you need dinner on the table in a flash, or if you are just looking to have a elegant dish for supper, make it tonight.

Preparation Time15 min

Cooking Time15 min


  • 1 pound linguine
  • 2 1/2 cups diced tomatoes
  • 2 1/2 cups whole baby clams
  • 1 1/2 cup dry white wine
  • 3/4 cup diced onion
  • 3 tablespoons minced garlic
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 1/3 cup tomato paste
  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons finely chopped parsley
  • 1 teaspoon salt


  1. Fill large cooking pot half way with water and bring to boil. Add linguine and continue boiling until pasta is nearly done. Remove from heat; drain and set aside.

  2. Coat the bottom of a large skillet with olive oil and warm over medium heat. Add diced onion and sauté for approximately 3 minutes.

  3. Add garlic and red pepper flakes; simmer for about a minute. Add white wine and tomato paste; continue simmering for 5 minutes

  4. Add diced tomatoes, clams and salt; simmer for another minute or two.

  5. Finally, add cooked linguine, parsley and olive oil; toss until well combined. Serve immediately.

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