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Savory Steamed Clams

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Ingredients
  Long grain white rice 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Olive oil/Salad oil 2 Tablespoon
  Onion 1 Large, chopped
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm), minced or pressed
  Bay leaf 1
  Thyme leaves 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Chopped parsley 3 Tablespoon
  Dry white wine/Regular-strength chicken broth 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Clam juice 8 Ounce (1 Bottle)
  Live hard shell clams 30 Small, scrubbed well
  Tomatoes 2 , seeded and chopped
Directions

In a small pan, cook rice according to package directions.
Meanwhile, heat oil in a 5 to 6-quart kettle over medium heat.
Add onion and garlic and cook, stirring, until onion is soft.
Stir in bay leaf, thyme, parsley, wine, and clam juice.
Cover, reduce heat, and simmer for 5 minutes.
Add clams; cover and simmer until clams open (10 to 12 minutes).
Discard any unopened clams.
Stir in tomatoes and rice; cover and cook until heated through.
Ladle clams and broth into individual bowls.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Steamed
Ingredient: 
Clam
Interest: 
Quick, Healthy
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes

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