Clams Italiano


  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 5 cloves garlic minced
  • 2 cups dry white wine
  • 1 tablespoon oregano - dried
  • 1 tablespoon parsley - dried
  • 1 teaspoon red pepper flakes - crushed optional
  • 36 clams scrubbed in shell


  1. Using a large skillet, melt butter at medium. Briefly simmer the garlic in the butter, then pour in the wine. Use oregano, red pepper flakes and parsley to season.
  2. Add clams to the skillet and cover. Let clams steam until all shells have opened. Serve in bowls with broth.