Clam Dip Appetizer

"Great to Stuff Clam Shells, or Bake in a Casserole Dish, and Scoop Onto Crackers! I Make This at Almost Every Gathering!"
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  • In a bowl, combine breadcrumbs, lemon, olive oil, and clams.
  • In a frying pan over medium low heat, melt butter, add onion, garlic, and pepper, and saute five minutes. Stir in bacon, and cook an additonal five minutes. Stir into breadcrumb mixture.
  • If filling clam shells: spoon about 2T mix into each clam shell, and top with a little bacon. Place filled shells on a cookie sheet or in a pyrex with about 1/4 inch water. Bake about 10 minutes at 350 degrees.
  • If filling a casserole dish: spoon mixture into casserole dish, and bake uncovered for 15 minutes at 350 degrees. Serve with crackers. (I use Pepridge Farm Butterfly crackers, but any hard cracker will do).
  • Change it up by adding a 1/2 C shredded mozzerella cheese and 2T grated Parmeseano Reggianno or Pecorino Ramano into the mix!

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  1. Just what I was looking for! I needed a quick hot dip for a last minute get together, and this was a hit! Def a keeper. Thanks.


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