Steamed Clams in Onion Broth

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READY IN: 35mins
Recipe by Barb in WNY

From a collection of recipes I've been keeping in a beat-up spiral notebook. Source unknown.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a large pot over medium heat, cook the onions in the butter until soft.
  2. Stir in water and parsley.
  3. Cover pot and bring to a boil.
  4. Add the clams.
  5. Cover and steam them until shells open, 5 to 8 minutes.
  6. Discard any unopened clams.
  7. With a slotted spoon, transfer the clams to a serving bowls.
  8. Strain the broth from the pot through an unbleached coffee filter into 6 individual bowls.
  9. Serve the broth for dipping the clams.

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