Linguine with Clam Sauce
A recipe from the Sneaky Kitchen
12 oz. uncooked linguine
2 Tbsp. extra virgin olive oil
1 Tbsp. finely chopped garlic
2 Tbsp. flour
2 cans minced clams
1 bottle clam juice
1 Tbsp. dry butter buds
1/2 cup chopped parsley
1 1/2 tsp. dried thyme
Salt & freshly ground pepper

Start the linguine cooking according to package directions. 

Sauté garlic in oil to bring out the flavor. Do not let it brown! Add flour, stir and cook for 1 min. Slowly whisk in the liquid from canned clams plus clam juice. Add butter buds, thyme, parsley, salt & pepper. Bring to a simmer. Cover & cook over low heat 8 min.  Add clams. Cook & stir just to heat through. 

Serve over drained linguine.  Top with freshly grated parmesan.  Serves 4