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Makes about 3 cups

This is from Danielle, a friend of ours. You go from nuthin' to a great clam sauce in about 10 minutes...nice huh?


  • 2 tablespoon butter
  • 1-2 tablespoons minced garlic
  • 2 tablespoon flour
  • 2 cans (5.5 oz) V8 juice
  • 2 cans (6.5 oz) chopped clams
  • 1 teaspoon chopped basil
  • 3 tablespoon chopped cilantro


  1. Over medium heat, cook garlic in the butter - about 2 minutes then stir in the flour and mix into a thick paste
  2. Slowly add the V8 and juice from the clams - simmer for about 10 minutes
  3. Add clams and herbs and heat through
  4. Serve over any kind of pasta