Pasta with Pesto-Clam Sauce

posted by RisaG 02-18-100 3:50 PM

* Exported from MasterCook *
Pasta with Pesto-Clam Sauce (adapted)
Recipe By : Southern Living Annual 1998, p. 17
Serving Size : 4 Preparation Time :0:00
Categories : Fish & Seafood Pasta
Amount Measure Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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1 cup uncooked tricolor rotini pasta -- or your favorite
1/4 cup water
1 tbsp. olive oil
1/2 cup pesto sauce -- commercial is fine
1 (6 oz.) can minced clams -- drained
1 (2 oz.) pkg. pecan pieces
1/4 cup Parmesan cheese -- grated

Cook pasta according to package directions, omitting salt; drain.

Bring water and oil to a boil. Add the pesto sauce. Simmer, stirring occasionally, 5 minutes.

When pasta is cooked, put pasta with the clams, pecans and Parmesan cheese into the pesto sauce. Toss gently. Serve immediately.

Serves 3-4.

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