Baked Stuffed Clams

Serves: 4Hands-on: 10 minutesTotal: 30 minutesDifficulty: Easy


Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 4 fresh cherrystone clams, well scrubbed and opened, meat removed
  • 1 Tbsp. lemon juice
  • 2 slices whole-grain wheat bread, toasted and crumbled
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 Tbsp. mayonnaise
  • ½ tsp. dried dill
  • 2 Tbsp. butter, melted
  • ¼ tsp. salt
  • ⅛ tsp. ground black pepper
  • 2 Tbsp. Parmesan cheese
  • 1 tsp. paprika
  • 1 lemon, sliced

Directions

  • Preheat the oven to 350°F. Place the clam shells on a baking sheet.
  • Place the clam meat and the rest of the ingredients (excluding the paprika and lemon slices) in a food processor or blender and pulse until mixed but not puréed.
  • Spoon the stuffing into the clamshells and top with paprika. Bake for about 20 minutes. Serve immediately with lemon slices.