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Clams in Basil Garlic Pasta..Clams in Basil Garlic Pasta

2 dozen Florida littleneck clams in the shell
2 cups diced Florida tomatoes
cup chopped Florida green onions
cup finely chopped fresh basil
1 tablespoon finely chopped Florida garlic
1 tablespoon olive oil
teaspoon black pepper
2 cups cooked tri-color pasta

Wash clams thoroughly under cold running water and set aside. Combine tomatoes, onions, basil, garlic, oil and pepper in large sauce pan. Place clams on top of mixture and
simmer on medium heat until clams open. Add pasta and mix thoroughly.

Yield: 4 servings

Nutritional Information: Calories 170, Calories from Fat 40, Total Fat 4g, Saturated Fat 0.5g, Sodium 40mg, Carbohydrate 27g, Protein 7g, Vitamin A 8% DV*, Vitamin C 10% DV*, Calcium 6% DV*, Iron 15% DV*.