Savory Littleneck Clams in Wine

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Clams and wines are classic go-to partners. This flavor combination is well-balanced. That is why most of the clam recipes always take advantage of wine as a pairing, not just a drink, but also as one of the main components in the dish.

For additional flavor notes, you can add a stalk of lemongrass or a bunch of dill. You can also add some vegetables such as corn or potatoes to add body to the dish. A bit of cream and saffron would also be wonderful in this dish.

4
24 oz clams
1 cup basil leaves
5 tablespoons butter
2 cloves garlic
1 cup dry white wine
1 tbsp lemon juice
1 lemon
1 cup vegetable stock
Salt and pepper to taste
  1. Using a blender, blend the basil and vegetable stock until smooth.
  2. In a large skillet, melt 2 tablespoons of butter and sauté minced garlic until fragrant.
  3. Add wine and lemon...
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Nutritions

Calories
509

Sodium
426mg
17% DV

Fat
24g
37% DV

Protein
37g
74% DV

Carbs
21g
7% DV

Fiber
7g
29% DV