Clams wih Parmesan Cheese Recipe

Serves/Makes: 4


  • 48 small clams
  • 1 tablespoon (15 mL) butter
  • Juice of 1/2 a lemon
  • 1 tablespoon (15 mL) butter
  • 1 tablespoon (15 mL) freshly chopped parsley
  • 1 tablespoon (15 mL) chopped chives
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed and minced
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 1 celery stalk, finely chopped
  • 3 tomatoes, chopped
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) grated Parmesan cheese
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
How to cook Clams wih Parmesan Cheese:
  • Remove clams from shells, reserving both, clams and shells.
  • Finely chop steamed clams set aside.
  • Into a clean casserole, melt remaining 1 tablespoon (15 mL) butter.
  • Mix in chopped parsley and chives, minced garlic and chopped onion cook for 3 to 4 minutes, over medium heat.
  • Mix in chopped celery cook for 2 to 3 minutes more.
  • Delicately mix in chopped tomatoes well season with salt and pepper cook for 4 to 5 minutes, over high heat.
  • Mix in reserved chopped clams cook for 2 minutes more.
  • Mix in half or grated Parmesan cheese check for seasonings.
  • Spoon mixture into reserved shells evenly sprinkle with remaining grated Parmesan cheese.
  • Arrange stuffed shells onto a large baking sheet, grated cheese on top.
  • Broil for 2 to 3 minutes.
  • Serve.


1 serving: 240 Calories, 18 g Carbohydrates, 24 g Proteins, 8 g Fat, 0.8 g Fibers.

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This recipe for Clams wih Parmesan Cheese serves/makes: 4

The Clams wih Parmesan Cheese recipe and the pictures are adopted from The Our Favorite Fish & Seafood Recipes Cookbook.

Main Ingredient: Clams (more Clams recipes)
Preparation Method: Broiled/Grilled (more Broiled/Grilled recipes)
Cuisine: Italian (more Italian recipes)

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