Herb Cheese, White Wine, and Littleneck Clam Soup Recipe

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Zack Published: April 5, 2021 Modified: May 31, 2021

How To Make Herb Cheese, White Wine, and Littleneck Clam Soup

This clam soup is made even tastier with some herb cheese, cream, and dry white wine. In 30 minutes, you have an elegant and truly impressive dish.

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 20 minutes
Total: 30 minutes



  • 2tbspunsalted butter
  • ½cupscallions,chopped
  • 2cupsdry white wine
  • 1pkggarlic and herb cheese spread,imported
  • 36Littleneck Clams
  • 2cupsheavy cream
  • ¼tspsalt
  • ¼tspfreshly ground black pepper
  • ¼cupfresh Italian parsley,chopped for garnish


  1. Melt the butter in a 3-quart saucepan over medium heat.

  2. Add the scallions and sauté for about 2 minutes until softened.

  3. Add 1 cup wine and the cheese and whisk until the cheese is melted.

  4. Gradually whisk in the remaining 1 cup wine until the mixture is smooth.

  5. Heat to boiling, add the clams, and cover tightly.

  6. Cook for 5 minutes until the clams start to open.

  7. Add the cream, salt, and pepper.

  8. Stir well so all the closed or partially opened clams are free to open fully.

  9. Cover tightly and cook for 5 more minutes until the clams open.

  10. Discard any unopened clams.

  11. Sprinkle the soup with parsley and ladle into warmed bowls.


  • Calories: 876.80kcal
  • Fat: 67.84g
  • Saturated Fat: 40.90g
  • Trans Fat: 0.84g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 18.55g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 2.83g
  • Carbohydrates: 12.95g
  • Fiber: 0.49g
  • Sugar: 4.92g
  • Protein: 33.98g
  • Cholesterol: 267.94mg
  • Sodium: 1159.09mg
  • Calcium: 489.47mg
  • Potassium: 329.29mg
  • Iron: 2.98mg
  • Vitamin A: 807.37µg
  • Vitamin C: 8.05mg
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