- 1/2 C. bread crumbs
- 4 Tbs. butter, softened
- 2 red bell peppers, finely chopped
- 2 Tbs. parsley, finely chopped
- 1 Tbs. green onions, finely chopped
- 1/2 tsp. cayenne pepper
- 24 littleneck clams
- 6 slices bacon, cooked crisp, crumbled
Combine bread crumbs, butter, red bell pepper, parsley, green onions and cayenne pepper, blend well. Shuck clams, leaving loosened clam meat in one half of shell and discard other half of shell. Place clams in a baking dish and cover each with about a tsp. of the casino mixture. Broil clams 4 to 6 inches from heat for about 3 minutes or until browned. Garnish with bacon and serve immediately.
Yield: 4 servings.