Old Spaghetti Factory Original Clam Sauce
- 3 oz. butter
- 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
- 1/2 medium onion, finely chopped
- 3 stalks celery, finely chopped
- 3 Tbsp flour
- 2 - 6 oz. cans clams, chopped
- 1 quart half-and-half
- 1/4 tsp ground thyme
- 1 tsp salt
Combine butter, garlic, onion and celery in a saucepan. Braise over medium-low heat until tender but not brown. Add the flour, and mix to make a roux.
Drain clams, reserving juice.
In a separate saucepan, combine clam juice, half-and-half, thyme and salt. Heat until just below boiling. Add to roux, and cook until sauce thickens. Add clams, stirring gently to mix throughout the sauce.
Serve over noodles.Yields: 6
Source: Old Spaghetti Factory - San Diego Union Tribune
Submitted by: Recipe Group Member
Date: February 16, 1995
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