Summer is on its way and seafood is a great summer staple food.  Seafood is healthy and light, and finding new ways to serve it is always a bonus.  This recipe for Linguine with Clams and Shrimp, from My Life Runs On Food is a fresh take on traditional linguine with clam sauce. As with all seafood dishes, make sure you get high-quality, fresh seafood to make the dish the tastiest it can be.  This recipe calls for healthy, whole wheat pasta, but feel free to substitute gluten-free noodles to make a delicious dish for those with gluten sensitivities.

IngredientsLinguine with Clams and Shrimp

  • 1 lb. whole-wheat linguine; cooked al-dente according to manufacturer’s directions and reserve 1 cup of pasta water
  • Quality olive oil; as needed
  • 1 tbsp. butter
  • 2 dozen littleneck clams, scrubbed*
  • 4 to 6 garlic cloves; paper-thin sliced
  • 4 anchovies; minced
  • Sea salt and fresh black pepper; to taste
  • Crushed red pepper; to taste
  • 1 cup white wine
  • 1 lb. medium-size shrimp; cleaned and deveined
  • 1 bunch of fresh flat-leaf parsley; roughly chopped
  • Garnish: Finely shredded Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese and lemon quarters

Please visit My Life Runs On Food for complete preparation instructions.