Skip to main content

Barilla® Linguine

with Clam and Leeks and Sweet Paprika



Ingredients for 8 people

  • 1 box Barilla® Linguine
  • 1/3 cup extra virgin olive oil, divided
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 3 cups leeks, diced
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 2 dozen little neck clams
  • ½ cup White wine
  • 2 tablespoons parsley
  • 1 tablespoon sweet paprika
  • 1 tablespoon butter Salt to taste

Made with



  1. 1
    Bring a large pot of water to a boil. Add salt to taste.
  2. 2
    In a large skillet sauté leeks in 1 tablespoon olive oil over medium high heat for 5 minutes, stir in paprika; set aside.
  3. 3
    Add remaining olive oil and garlic to the skillet; sauté 1 minute.
  4. 4
    Add clams, wine and bay leaf; cover and cook until clams are open, about 4 minutes. Discard any unopened clams.
  5. 5
    Remove clam shells and return clams to the pan and add sautéed leeks.
  6. 6
    Cook pasta 2 minutes less than package directions.
  7. 7
    Drain pasta, reserving about 1 ½ cups of the cooking water.
  8. 8
    Toss pasta in the skillet with the leeks and clams.
  9. 9
    Add parsley and a few ladles of the reserved cooking water.
  10. 10
    Continue cooking pasta and sauce mixture until sauce has thickened.
  11. 11
    Stir in butter before serving.

cookies used in our website

This website uses cookies to send you adverts and services in line with your preferences. If you want to find out more or block out all or some of the cookies click hereBy closing this banner, scrolling down the page or clicking on any item in it you are accepting the use of cookies.

Find out more Find out more about our cookies