Linguini with Clam Sauce


1 box of whole wheat pasta
1 T olive oil
3 cloves of garlic, crushed
1/8 t red pepper flake
1/8 t ground black pepper
1/4 C lemon juice
3/4 C white wine
10.5 oz can of baby clams, drain
small can minced clams in clam juice, don't drain
1/4 C hot pasta water
1/2 C fresh parsley

Drop pasta in boiling water before starting to cook the sauce so you can add to the sauce right away!
Heat olive oil. Add garlic. Cook for 2 min on medium heat.
Add spices, lemon juice and wine. Bring to a boil.
Add clams and juices. Heat until warm.
Add 1/4 C hot pasta water (this helps thicken the sauce)
Add salt to taste.
Toss pasta in sauce, add parsley.
Serve immediately
Serves 3-4

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