Linguine with Clams in Saffron Alfredo Sauce

Nutritional Information

Serving size: 1/2

Servings per recipe: 2

  • Calories 810
  • Calories from Fat 280
  • Total Fat 31g 48%
  • Saturated Fat 17g 84%
  • Cholesterol 155mg 51%
  • Sodium 1620mg 68%
  • Carbohydrates 82g 27%
  • Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
  • Sugars  6g
  • Protein 31g
  • Vitamin A 20%
  • Vitamin C 0%
  • Calcium 25%
  • Iron 20%
BUITONI® Linguine with Clams in Saffron Alfredo Sauce

Linguine with Clams in Saffron Alfredo Sauce

Delicate strands of saffron are paired with a creamy Alfredo sauce which is served over linguine and clams to make an upscale entrée that is sure to please. Garnish with chopped parsley.

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 Alfredo Sauce  (15 oz.)
Alfredo Sauce (15 oz.)


STEAM clams with wine and garlic in covered, medium saucepan over medium-high heat for about 5 minutes or until clams open. Drain clams, reserving 1/2 cup cooking liquid.

HEAT sauce, reserved cooking liquid and saffron in small saucepan over low heat for 5 minutes. Stir until blended and saffron imparts a yellow color to sauce.

PREPARE pasta according to package directions.

TOP pasta with sauce and clams. Garnish with chopped parsley. Serve immediately.

*Saffron strands can be found in the spice section of major grocery and specialty stores.

Tip: If fresh clams are hard to find, substitute 1 can (6.5 ounces) chopped clams, drained. Simmer Alfredo sauce, 1/2 cup wine, clams, 1 teaspoon chopped garlic and saffron strands for 10 minutes, then follow the instructions above.