Steam Clams Recipe

Looking for an easy steam clams recipe? Learn how to make steam clams using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by nina516

Makes 1 serving



/2 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil 2 cloves garlic, chopped 1/4 cup basil, chopped 1/8 cup white wine 1/2 cup vegetable broth 1 tablespoon unsalted butter 2 lbs fresh clams or 2 lbs mussels 1/2 to taste fresh ground black pepper, to taste 1/2 to taste fresh basil, enough to garnish

Recipe Ingredients for steam clams

1/2 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
2 cloves garlic, chopped
1/4 cup basil, chopped
1/8 cup white wine
1 tablespoon unsalted butter
2 pounds clams

Recipe Directions for steam clams

  1. In a large stockpot, heat your oil very hot.

  2. Add the garlic and saute quickly for 1 minute.

  3. Add chopped basil, wine, broth, butter and bring to a boil.

  4. Then add clams or mussels, cover with a lid, and cook for 4 to 5 minutes.

  5. Remove lid, and stir well.

  6. Replace lid and continue cooking til open.

  7. With slotted spoon, remove clams/mussels and distribute them into 4 pasta bowls.

  8. Season broth with salt and pepper, and pour hot broth over clams/mussels.

  9. Garnish with fresh basil and serve warm.

Categories

Appetizers

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 969.6g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
632
Calories from Fat
182
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
20.2g
31%
Saturated Fat
8.2g
41%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
31mg
10%
Sodium
3369mg
140%
Potassium
882mg
25%
Total Carbohydrates
102.3g
34%
Dietary Fiber
3.9g
16%
Sugars
30.4g
Protein
6.2g
Vitamin A 40% Vitamin C 81%
Calcium 10% Iron 10%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
D+
  Good points
  • Low in cholesterol
  • High in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • Very high in sodium
  • High in sugar
  • Contains alcohol
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