Clams Casino My Way Recipe

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Clams Casino My Way

Carole Davis


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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20 Min
20 Min


14 oz
choppeed clms drained
1 small
green pepper finely chopped
1 small
onion finely chopped
1 tsp
minced garlic
1/2 c
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


1In a medium skillet, saute the freen pepper, onion and garlic in the butter; Cool
2Cut bacon strips in chunks and saute until cooked but not crispy.
3Add the bacon, clams, bread crumbs, wine, lemon juice pimento, cayenne pepper, Tabasco and salt to the vegetables in the skillet and mix well.
4If 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.
5It is so good you won't miss the shells.

About this Recipe

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