Clams Au Gratin

READY IN: 50mins
Recipe by Lorac

Canned clams baked in a cream sauce flavored with bacon, onion, celery, green pepper and cheddar cheese. Posted by request.

Top Review by javacookie

I tried this recipe today. It was very easy to make But I thought there was too much cheese and butter. Next time I guess I will add a couple cups of rice, and a lot less cheese. Seemed like it is calling for it. I also added some hot sauce.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F, grease a 1 1/2 quart casserole.
  2. Fry bacon in a saucepan until it starts to brown, add butter, celery, green pepper and onion and saute for 5 minutes.
  3. Reduce heat to low, add flour and stir until blended.
  4. Add milk, increase heat to medium high.
  5. and stir constantly until thickened and smooth, adding a bit more milk if needed.
  6. Remove from heat, stir in salt, pepper, 1/2 cup of the cheese, eggs and clams.
  7. Pour into the casserole and top with the remaining cheese.
  8. Bake 25 minutes, or until golden and bubbling.

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