Spaghetti with Clam Sauce

Number of Servings: 4 (273 g)
Active Time: 30 min.
Total Time: 30 min.
Spaghetti with Clam Sauce

Linguine is the classic pasta choice for clam sauce. If you’re trying to get more whole grains, however, whole-grain linguine can be tough to find. Whole-grain spaghetti, however, is readily available, and in our opinion, it does a fine job carrying the flavor.

Tip: To toast pine nuts, place in a small dry skillet over medium heat and stir until golden (3-4 minutes).


  • 12 oz. whole wheat spaghetti
  • 1 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 3 plum tomatoes, seeded and chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic cloves, chopped
  • ½ cup dry white wine
  • 1 (10 oz.) can whole baby clams, drained, liquid reserved
  • ⅓ cup chopped fresh parsley
  • 2 Tbsp. chopped fresh basil
  • ⅛ tsp. salt
  • Pepper to taste
  • 1 Tbsp. pine nuts, toasted


  1. Cook pasta according to package directions.
  2. While pasta cooks, heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add onion and cook, stirring, until softened (4-5 minutes). Add tomatoes and garlic and cook until the tomatoes have softened (3 minutes).
  3. Stir in wine and clam liquid. Bring to a simmer. Reduce heat to low and simmer for 5 minutes. Stir in parsley, basil, and clams. Heat through. Season with salt and pepper.
  4. Drain cooked pasta and add to the pan with the sauce. Toss to coat. Sprinkle with the pine nuts and serve immediately.

Nutrition Facts

4 servings per container

Serving Size 273 g

Amount per serving
Calories 450
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 9g 12%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2.5g
Monounsaturated Fat 3g
Cholesterol 89mg 30%
Sodium 455mg 20%
Total Carbohydrate 69g 25%
Dietary Fiber 9g 32%
Total Sugars 5g
Includes 0g Added Sugars 0%
Sugar Alcohol 0g
Other Carbohydrate 54g
Protein 25g
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%
Calcium 126.6mg 10%
Iron 8.4mg 45%
Potassium 595mg 15%
Vitamin A 44mcg 4%
Vitamin C 15.8mg 20%
Vitamin E 1.4mg 6%
Vitamin K 95.8mcg 80%
Thiamin 0.4mg 35%
Riboflavin 0.2mg 15%
Niacin 8.1mg 50%
Vitamin B6 0.4mg 25%
Folate 80.4mcg 20%
Vitamin B12 0mcg 0%
Biotin 3.7mcg 15%
Chloride 35.6mg 2%
Pantothenate 0.9mg 20%
Phosphorus 334.2mg 25%
Iodine 0.6mcg 0%
Magnesium 128.7mg 30%
Zinc 2.9mg 25%
Selenium 93mcg 170%
Copper 0.5mg 60%
Manganese 2.9mg 130%
Chromium 0.3mcg 0%
Molybdenum 4.3mcg 8%

* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.


Whole Wheat Spaghetti (durum Whole Wheat Semolina, Niacin, Folic Acid, Ferrous Sulphate (iron), Riboflavin, Thiamine Mononitrate), Whole Baby Clams (whole Baby Clams, Water, Contains 2% Or Less Salt, Citric Acid, Calcium Disodium Edta (to Preserve Color)), Tomatoes, White Wine, Onion, Parsley, Olive Oil, Pine Nuts, Garlic, Basil, Salt.

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