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Clams Casino

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Clams Casino is a tasty appetizer. Clams Casino get its taste from bacon flavored with lemon wedges. Clams Casino is inspired by many food joints across the world.
  Clams in shells 1 Dozen
  Chopped onions 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Chopped green pepper 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Butter/Margarine 1 Tablespoon, melted
  Chopped pimiento 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Bacon slices 3 , cut into fourths
  Lemon wedges 4
  Fresh parsley sprigs 1

Wash clams, discarding any open (dead) clams.
Pry open shells; discard top shells, and loosen meat from bottom shells.
Place shells and meat on paper towels to drain thoroughly.
Saute onion and green pepper in butter; stir in chopped pimiento.
Return clams to shells, and arrange shells in a shallow baking pan.
Spoon 1 tablespoon vegetable mixture onto each clam; top with bacon.
Bake at 375° for 15 to 20 minutes or until bacon is browned.
Garnish with lemon wedges and parsley sprigs.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 352 Calories from Fat 151

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 17 g26.5%

Saturated Fat 8.9 g44.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 119 mg39.7%

Sodium 243.2 mg10.1%

Total Carbohydrates 17 g5.7%

Dietary Fiber 3.5 g14%

Sugars 3.8 g

Protein 34 g67.5%

Vitamin A 52.1% Vitamin C 208.1%

Calcium 14.8% Iron 193.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Clams Casino Recipe