Dante & Luigi's

762 S. 10th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19147

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Clams & Spaghetti Marinara

4 Servings


48 little-neck clams
3 T olive oil
1 1/2 T fresh garlic, sliced
1 1/2 T fresh onion, minced
2 oz fresh basil
touch red-pepper flakes (or to taste)
pinch salt and pepper (or to taste)
1/3 C white wine
1 qt fresh marinara sauce
1 C fresh fish stock (homemade)
1 lb spaghetti or linguini (cooked to your liking)


  • Sautée sliced garlic and minced onion in olive oil for 2 minutes until caramelized, then add a pinch of red pepper flakes along with the fresh clams; sauté for another 3 minutes.
  • Deglaze the pan with a cup of white wine (reduce until liquid is half the amount), add 1 cup of fish stock and cook for 3 minutes.
  • Add basil, salt, pepper and finally the marinara sauce.
  • Cook for 3 to 6 minutes or until all of the clams have opened.
  • Pour clam sauce over pasta and mangia!!

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