Linguine with clams


What you need:

1 pound of clams

1 pound of shrimp (cleaned and cooked)

1 crate of button mushrooms sliced

1 package of whole wheat linguine

1 shallot

1 bunch of fresh chives

1 small carton if heavy whipping cream

2 C vegetable stock

3 Garlic cloves minced

2 Tbsp butter

2 Tbsp flour divided

Sea salt to taste

Ground black pepper to taste

What you’ll do:

Scrub the clams until they’re clean

Place the clams into warm water and add the Tbsp of flour

Let them sit in the flour for about 10 minutes until they start opening

Take them out of the flour mixture and place then directly into a pot of boiling water( 1/4 C) (I use veggie stock to add flavor)

Steam for 3-4 minutes

Any clams that didn’t open discard

Set clams aside

In a medium sauce pan melt the butter and add the garlic

Cook for 1-2 minutes

Add vegetable stock

Bring to a boil

Add whipping cream

Add chives

Add shallots

Add Tbsp flour

Stir continuously over medium heat until it starts to thicken about 20 minutes

Add mushrooms and cook another 5 minutes

In a large pot bring water to a boil

Add the linguine

Cook for 7 montes

Strain thoroughly

In a large bowl add linguini, sauce, clams and shrimp

Combine thoroughly