Hot Clam and Cheese Spread
|Butter/Margarine||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (1/2 Stick)|
|Onion||1 Small, finely chopped|
|Green pepper/Red pepper||1⁄2 Small, finely chopped|
|Canned minced clams||8 1⁄2 Ounce, drained (1 Can)|
|Pasteurized process american cheese||1 Pound, diced|
|Ketchup||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Lemon juice||1 Teaspoon|
|Dry sherry||1 Tablespoon|
|Ground red pepper||1⁄4 Teaspoon|
|Crackers/Melba toast rounds||12|
1. Take a 1 ½ -quart glass casserole and add pepper, onion and butter into it. Microwave it for about 3-4 minutes at high. Keep the casserole uncovered throughout the cooking time.
2. Fold in drained minced clams and American cheese, lemon juice, dry sherry, ketchup and ground red pepper to it. Blend the mixture well.
3. Microwave the mixture for about 4-5 minutes at high until the cheese softens and stir the mixture twice.
4. Serve it after spreading on Melba toast rounds or crackers.
Calories 654 Calories from Fat 360
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 42 g64.4%
Saturated Fat 23.9 g119.7%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 110.6 mg36.9%
Sodium 1704.2 mg71%
Total Carbohydrates 33 g11%
Dietary Fiber 0.79 g3.2%
Sugars 17 g
Protein 37 g74.3%
Vitamin A 32.9% Vitamin C 39.8%
Calcium 66.8% Iron 97.6%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet