Impossibly Easy Gourmet Clams

Impossibly Easy Gourmet Clams Recipe


  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 2 cups (8 ounces) chopped leeks (white part only)
  • 40 small Virginia clams, rinsed and scrubbed under cold water*
  • 1 cup dry white wine
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh tarragon (1 1/2 tablespoons dried)
  • freshly ground black pepper to taste

*approximately 4 pounds


Heat 1 tablespoon butter in a large high-sided sauté pan over medium heat. Add leeks and cook for 3-4 minutes until soft. Stir in clams and wine, cover and simmer for 4 minutes or until clams have opened. Stir in remaining butter, sprinkle with tarragon, season with pepper and serve immediately.


Serving suggestion: Serve with crusty country bread.

Impossibly Easy Gourmet Clams Recipe

Recipe Details

Yield/Servings: 4 servings

Nutritional Information

Total Calories: 202

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