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Roasted Garlic Clam Sauce over Polenta

A delicious clam and polenta dish with a flavor to remember.



  1. Pre-heat oven to 400 °F (200 °C). Place garlic in a custard cup or any small ovenproof cup; add 3 tablespoons of broth and cover cup with aluminum foil.
  2. Place in oven and roast 30 minutes. Tightly seal and roast in oven. Remove garlic from oven and set aside to cool.
  3. Place remaining 2 tablespoons of broth in a 12" skillet. Add onion and cook over low heat, stirring occasionally, until tender, about 3 minutes.
  4. Squeeze garlic pulp from skins in to skillet by squeezing the cooled cloves through your fingers.
  5. Add crushed tomatoes, paste, salt and pepper. Simmer, uncovered for 30 minutes.
  6. Stir clams in to tomato mixture and heat through, add basil and serve sauce over polenta.
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Nutrition summary:

There are 221 calories in 1 serving of Roasted Garlic Clam Sauce over Polenta.
Calorie break-down: 9% fat, 68% carbs, 24% protein.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size: 1 serving
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 20
Calories 221
% Daily Values*
Total Fat 2.25g 3%
  Saturated Fat 0.293g 1%
  Polyunsaturated Fat 0.904g  
  Monounsaturated Fat 0.439g  
Cholesterol 22mg 7%
Sodium 561mg 23%
Potassium 668mg  
Total Carbohydrate 39.03g 13%
  Dietary Fiber 5.1g 20%
  Sugars 0.96g  
Protein 13.58g  
Vitamin A 129% Vitamin C 224%
Calcium 57% Iron 435%
of RDI*
(221 calories)
11% of RDI
Calorie Breakdown:
Carbohydrate (67%)
Fat (9%)
Protein (24%)
* Based on a RDI of 2000 calories