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  1. Linguine Marinara with Clams and Bacon

Linguine Marinara with Clams and Bacon

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4 servings, 1 cup (250 mL) each

This quick pasta dish features bacon and clams in a tasty tomato sauce. A 30-minute pasta entrée has never tasted so good!

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  • Cook and stir bacon in large skillet on medium heat until crisp. Use slotted spoon to remove bacon from skillet; drain on paper towels. Discard all but 1 Tbsp. drippings from skillet.
  • Add garlic to reserved drippings; cook and stir 2 min. Stir in pasta sauce, clams and half the parsley; cover. Cook 7 min. or until clam shells are opened. Meanwhile, cook pasta as directed on package, omitting salt.
  • Drain pasta; place in large bowl. Discard any clams that do not open. Spoon remaining clams and sauce over pasta; top with bacon and remaining parsley.


Substitute 3 undrained 85-g cans chopped clams for the fresh clams. Prepare recipe as directed, adding clams to cooked garlic in skillet along with the pasta sauce and half the parsley; cook 5 min. or until heated through, stirring occasionally. Meanwhile, cook pasta and continue as directed.

How to Clean the Uncooked Clams

Discard any clams with chipped or cracked shells. Gently tap any clams with open shells; discard clams that do not close their shells. Scrub remaining clams; place in large bowl. Add enough water to completely cover clams. Let stand 30 min. to remove sand from inside shells. Remove clams from water, then cook as directed.


  • 4 servings, 1 cup (250 mL) each

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 4 servings, 1 cup (250 mL) each
Calories 330
% Daily Value
Total fat 3.5g
Saturated fat 1g
Cholesterol 35mg
Sodium 440mg
Carbohydrate 50g
Dietary fibre 3g
Sugars 6g
Protein 22g
Vitamin A 8 %DV
Vitamin C 35 %DV
Calcium 8 %DV
Iron 110 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

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