Clams Casino My Way Recipe

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Clams Casino My Way

Carole Davis

By
@rodeo1mom

I was tired of ordering or buying stuffed clams and getting mostly bread crumbs. Growing up in Frank Sinatra's home state in an Italian family I needed to perfect this recipe. This is my version with enough clams you actually see and taste them. Bacon is key here


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Rating:

Serves:

6

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

20 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

14 oz
choppeed clms drained
1 small
green pepper finely chopped
1 small
onion finely chopped
1 tsp
minced garlic
1/2 c
butter
1 1/2 c
italian seasoned bred crumbs(i use progresso)
1/4 c
dry white wine(chardonney)
1/4 c
fresh lemon juice
2 oz
diced pimento
1/2 tsp
cayenne pepper
1/2 tsp
tabasco ( use more or less to taste)
5 slice
thinely sliced bacon

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In a medium skillet, saute the freen pepper, onion and garlic in the butter; Cool
2
Cut bacon strips in chunks and saute until cooked but not crispy.
3
Add the bacon, clams, bread crumbs, wine, lemon juice pimento, cayenne pepper, Tabasco and salt to the vegetables in the skillet and mix well.
4
If you have large clam shells stuff the clam mixture into them. If you don't have those put the mixture into an 8x8 greased dish. Bake on a cookie sheet for 15 to 20 minutes at 350*F. Great for a main course luncheon dish or a first course.
5
It is so good you won't miss the shells.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Fish
Main Ingredient: Fish
Regional Style: Italian