Clams Casino

Ingredients

  • 4 slices bacon (sliced)
  • 1 oz minced onion
  • 1 oz minced red pepper
  • 1 oz minced green pepper
  • 6 oz butter
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 2 tsp Worcestershire sauce
  • Tabasco sauce
  • 4 lbs scrubbed clams
  • 2 oz fresh breadcrumbs

Directions

Fry bacon until done and save 2 tbsp of fat. Sauté onions and peppers in bacon fat until tender; remove from heat and cool.

Combine 4 oz of butter, the lemon juice, Worcestershire, Tabasco, bacon, and sautéed vegetables and chill.

Add the clams to the butter mixture and sauté until the clams open.

Melt 2oz of butter in a sauté pan and toss the breadcrumbs in the butter. Top each clam with a portion of breadcrumbs.

Bake at 400 degrees until lightly brown and bubbling, approximately 10 minutes. Serve immediately.