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linguini mediterranean

Years and years ago my mother found a recipe in a newspaper for a pasta dish that included the following ingredients…bacon, black olives, clams, tuna and lemons…anyone still with me?  Anyone? Anyone?  The recipe seems strange but trust me the end product is amazing.


  • One (or two) pounds of linguini (or spaghetti)
  • Half a pound of bacon
  • One stick of butter
  • Two lemons
  • One can of tuna in water – drained well
  • One can of whole baby clams – do not drain
  • One can of black olives – drained well
  • Parsley (fresh or dried)


  1. Cut the bacon into 1 inch pieces and brown it (use a BIG saucepan) – keep ¼ of the fat in the pan with the bacon
  2. Add stick of butter and tablespoon of parsley
  3. Melt butter and add can of clams with juice and can of drained black olives
  4. Pour over linguini (spaghetti)
  5. Flake one can of drained tuna over top
  6. Squeeze one lemon all over
  7. Toss lightly
  8. Cut one lemon into ¼s and arranged around the serving platter

Enjoy….Nancy Ann