Giving a drop of white clam sauce into your food means enhancing the taste of your food. People use this type of sauce in pasta to get an extensive taste. 

In many Italian restaurants, you can see the frequent use of this clam sauce. Most importantly, it will drive you to be interested in foods.

How to make white clam sauce?

In less than half an hour, you can make it to your home. This sauce can be spread on the pizza crust along with cheese like mozzarella and Parmesan. 

Ingredients you need:

a) 2 tablespoons olive oil

b) 1/2 cup onion

c) 1 large clove garlic

d) 1 (10-ounce) can chopped clams

e) 2 tablespoons fresh parsley

f) 1/2 teaspoon salt

g) 1 dash pepper

Steps to make this sauce:

To get your job perfect, you need to follow some common steps to ease your efforts. 

Step-1: At the very first step, arrange all the required items that you need to make the sauce. Make sure you won’t leave anything behind. 

Once you gather all the necessary ingredients, then you can move to the next level. 

Step-2: You should arrange a large, heavy skillet. Now pour the oil into the skillet and heat it at medium temperature.

When the heating process is almost done, mix the onion that you chopped earlier. Fry it for at least two to three minutes until it becomes soft and aromatic. 

Step-3: You have to cook for at least one minute after adding garlic to the existing mixture in this step. 

Step-4: So, in this step, minced clams need to be added with reserved liquid. Finally, this mixture should be brought to a boil.

Step-5: You should reduce the temperature and simmer for at least 3-5 minutes in the fifth step. Keep continuing this process until the liquid reduces almost by half.

Step-6: Now the time comes to add the parsley, salt, and pepper. And stir all the ingredients. You are almost done. Now it’s time to serve. 

How to Serve:

  1. If you would like to serve this sauce with pasta, the first step you need to do is cooking pasta. Store some water derived from the pasta.

Mix the baked pasta with the clam sauce. You can add a few splashes from the water of pasta because it will thicken the sauce. Serve while sauce coats the pasta.

  1. In making clam pizza, you can reduce the sauce so that you don’t find it with too much liquid, and it can be added to the pizza crust. 

Use the clam sauce on the pizza crust, and you can add cheese to make it extra tasty. You need to bake the pizza crust for about five to ten minutes until the cheese gets melted.

White Clam Sauce and shrimp:

The combination of shrimp and this type of sauce is just excellent. However, you just need to learn the pack. 

Ingredients you need:

a) Frozen cavatelli pasta -1 bag

b) Organic broccoli florets – 1 bag

c) Olive oil – 2 tbsp.

d) Clove garlic – 3

e) Medium shrimp -1 bag (frozen)

f) Salt – half tsp.

g) Red pepper – 1/4 tbsp (crushed)

h) White clam sauce – 1 jar

i) Tomato – 1 piece 

Steps to make this recipe:

Step-1: Take a large pot and bake the pasta in that pot. You need to add boiled water (salted) plus broccoli need to be added before the pasta is almost baked. Leave the green broccoli plus pasta; get back to the pot.

Step-2: Simultaneously, heat oil at a medium temperature, and you need to do it in a nonstick fry pan.  Now, add and mix sauté with garlic until the aroma comes out. Also, to get the proper flavor to add salt, pepper and shrimp according to your taste. 

Step-3: Get the sauce to the mixture of broccoli and pasta. Moreover, you can add tomato. 

Step-4: Now you are almost done serving with the best Italian cheese.

Spaghetti with White Clam Sauce:

To make this recipe, here is the process.

Ingredients you need:

a) ½ cup olive oil

b) 2 cloves garlic, minced

c) 2 tablespoons butter

d) 1 tablespoon dried parsley

e) ½ teaspoon garlic powder

f) ¼ teaspoon dried oregano

g) ¼ teaspoon dried basil

h) ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper

i) 2 (6.5 ounces) cans minced clams, with juice

j) 1 pound spaghetti

k) 2 tablespoons grated Romano cheese

Steps to make the recipe:

Step-1: At first, cook your pasta as directed.

Step-2: Simultaneously, take a small saucepan and heat brown garlic in olive oil at medium temperature. 

Keep stir in butter or margarine and seasonings till the melt of margarine. Mix clams with some of their liquid. 

Step-3: Let pasta drain out. Lift spaghetti with clam sauce, and serve with grated Romano cheese.

White clam sauce with cream:

It’s very tasty and amazing. You will love it when you taste it, even for a sip. Interestingly, you can make this recipe at your home. You may ask how? 

Here is the way you should follow to learn.

Ingredients you need:

a) ½ cup olive oil

b) 1 large onion, chopped

c) 6 cloves garlic, minced

d) 1 pinch red pepper flakes, or to taste

e) 1 ¾ cups half-and-half cream

f) 3 (6.5 ounces) cans minced clams, drained with juice reserved

g) ¼ cup grated Parmesan cheese for topping

h) 1 (8 ounces) package dried linguine pasta

Steps to make it:

Step-1: Take a large skillet and heat the olive oil at medium temperature in the skillet. Mix onion and red pepper flakes. Keep stirring continuously until the tenderness of the onion comes. 

Now, mix garlic, and stir for a couple of minutes until the fragrance comes out. Use this with reserved clam juice, and simmer at a lower temperature for at least 8 to 10 minutes. 

Step-2: Continuously keep stirring the half-and-half cream into the skillet, and cook for at least 15 to 20 minutes, but be sure you won’t boil. 

Step-3: Get a big size pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Mix linguine pasta, and prepare for 8 to 10 minutes, till al dente.

Step-4: Mix clams with the sauce, and keep cooking just until clams get heated through. Otherwise, they get to be tough and chewy. 

Get out it and serve it with linguine pasta. You can use parmesan cheese atop it. 


Question-1. Where can I buy white clam sauce?

Answer: You can find it at your nearby grocery shop, or you can order it from the Amazon store online. 

Question-2. What is white wine best for clam sauce?

Answer: Crisp white wine is best for clam sauce. If possible, take a wine that comes with a medium level of alcohol content and less acidity.


White clam sauce is a wonderful driver to make your every food tasty. Especially, pasta and pizza are the two foods that won’t go alone without this sauce.

This type of sauce is the daily partner of a modern family who loves tasty food.