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Clam Linguine recipe

Clam Linguine Recipe

A flavourful combination of salty clams and creamy pistachio pesto, all tossed together with hearty linguine and topped with subtle, sweet grated carrot.





  • Step 1.

    To make the pistachio pesto, blend the pistachios, half the garlic, basil leaves, grated Parmesan, salt and olive oil in a food processor until smooth. Set aside.
  • Step 2.

    Finely grate the carrot and set aside.
  • Step 3.

    Heat a large pot of salted water until boiling, then add the spaghetti and cook until al dente.
  • Step 4.

    While the spaghetti cooks, melt the butter in a large saucepan over medium heat. Finely mince the remaining garlic and cook until fragrant, then add the clams and cook until they open.
  • Step 5.

    Remove the clams from the heat and discard any that didn't open. Set the cooked clams aside.
  • Step 6.

    Drain the pasta and return it to the pot. Toss with the pistachio pesto, then gently fold in the cooked clams.
  • Step 7.

    Serve the spaghetti topped with the grated carrot and additional Parmesan cheese if desired.


  1. 100 gPistachios, peeled

  2. 2 Garlic cloves, peeled

  3. 200 gFresh basil leaves

  4. 50 gParmesan cheese, grated

  5. 1 tspFine sea salt

  6. 60 mlExtra virgin olive oil

  7. 1 Large carrot

  8. 200 gLinguine

  9. 50 gUnsalted butter

  10. 500 gClams, washed

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