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Updated: Dec 25, 2020

Baked Clams 2 Recipes Recipe -
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Today we will be making one of my Christmas Eve all-time favorites, Baked Clams. I will be making two baked clam recipes, one is my mom’s recipe that she would make every Christmas Eve and the other is my recipe.

These two #delicious dishes will impress you, your family members, friends, and guests for the holidays. Don't miss these recipes, it is sure to be a hit in your house. Join us for Episode-19 on the #YaEat #CookingChannel. At Ya'Eat Cooking Channel, we specialize in #Italian and #Seafood # Recipes but do so much more. #ItalianFood



Servings: 1-2 | Prep Time 20 | Cook Time - 20 mins


  • 1 Dozen Top Neck Clams

  • 3 oz. Extra Virgin Olive Oil

  • ½ Cup Fresh Parsley

  • 4 Garlic Cloves

  • 4 oz. Clam Juice

  • 1 Lemon

  • 1 cup Seasoned Bread Crumbs

  • 1 tsp. Pecorino Romano Cheese

  • Salt and Pepper to taste.

Prep and Cooking Instructions

  1. Start by washing and inspecting the Clams, and discard any cracked clams or any that will not close.

  2. Open Clams with a clam knife over a strainer and place cheesecloth or can uses a coffee filter inside strainer to catch and save the juice from the clams. Save clams in a bowl and at least 12 shells.

  3. You are going to strain the clam juice through the cheesecloth two more times and place it on the side.

  4. Roast 4 Garlic Cloves in EVOO let cool.

  5. In a food processor or blender add Clams, Fresh Parsley, and Roasted Garlic

  6. Lightly blend, the Clams should be chunky

  7. Transfer mixture to a bowl and add the EVOO you roasted the garlic in, Pecorino Romano Cheese, and Salt and Pepper to taste.

  8. Slowly add Bread Crumbs to a moist consistency

  9. Stuff Clam Shells

  10. Place Clams on a baking pan and coat the pan with water.

  11. Bake Clams for 15-20 minutes in a preheated oven at 425 degrees.