Creamy White Clam Sauce with Zoodles
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes
Servings: 4 servings
This low carb dish features a creamy sauce with clams served over zucchini noodles. The recipe replaces pasta with healthy spiralized squash.
- 3 zucchini spiralized into zoodles
- 2 tablespoons butter
- 4 cloves garlic minced
- 1 pound clam meat I used thawed frozen clam meat
- 1/2 cup heavy cream
- 1/4 cup olive oil
- 1/4 cup white wine
- salt and pepper to taste
- 3-4 tablespoons chopped parsley optional
- parmesan shredded, optional
Prepare noodles with spiralizer, place in large pot.
Melt butter in sauce pan over medium high heat.
Add garlic. Stir and cook about 2-3 minutes until tender.
Stir in clam meat and continue stirring over heat for another 2-3 minutes.
Add the white wine and olive oil, bring to a boil.
Simmer until the liquid is reduced, then add the heavy cream and simmer until then cream is thick.
Mix in parsley if desired. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
Pour sauce over zoodles and heat entire mixture in pot until the zucchini noodles are cooked heated.
Serve with parmesan sprinkled on top, if desired.
There are about 10 carbs in a pound of clams.
Makes 4 servings
Nutrition per serving: 309 calories, 23.5g fat, 339mg sodium, 10.3g total carbs, 1.5g fiber, 8.8g net carbs, 18.5g protein
Calories: 309kcal | Carbohydrates: 10.3g | Protein: 18.5g | Fat: 23.5g | Sodium: 339mg | Fiber: 1.5g
- Net Carbs 8.8g
- % Carbs: 11%
- % Protein: 23.1%
- % Fat: 65.9%
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