Clam Stuffing Bake Recipe
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Clam Stuffing Bake Recipe

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It seemed like Mom was always standing at her old black stove, coming up with recipes. This was one of the oldtime favorites. I loved stuffed clams any time of the year. I buy them fresh when in season and save the shells. Then, when I can't buy them fresh, I use canned. —Lillian Butler Stratford, Connecticut
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:2 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 2 servings


  • 2 tablespoons each chopped celery, green pepper and sweet red pepper
  • 4-1/2 teaspoons chopped onion
  • 2 tablespoons butter, divided
  • 1/2 cup chicken broth
  • 1/4 cup shredded carrot
  • 1 cup seasoned stuffing mix
  • 1 can (6-1/2 ounces) minced clams, drained
  • 1/4 teaspoon lemon juice

Nutritional Facts

1 cup: 268 calories, 13g fat (7g saturated fat), 46mg cholesterol, 1254mg sodium, 27g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 2g fiber), 11g protein.


  1. In a small saucepan, saute the celery, peppers and onion in 1 tablespoon butter until almost tender. Stir in broth and carrot. Bring to a boil. Stir in stuffing mix. Remove from the heat; cover and let stand for 5 minutes. Stir in clams.
  2. Transfer to two 6-oz. ramekins or custard cups coated with cooking spray. Melt remaining butter; stir in lemon juice. Drizzle over the stuffing mix. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 15-20 minutes or until heated through and golden brown. Yield: 2 servings.
Originally published as Clam Stuffing Bake in Reminisce September/October 2004, p50

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.

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MAKING319 User ID: 6212804 258507
Reviewed Dec. 23, 2016

"This will be my third year to make during holidays, never never used canned clams, always use FRESH CLAMS, it was so good, I love it. I love this recipe. Remember use fresh clam, I got it from Wegmans seafood department. Awesome!"

suzvan User ID: 1350178 131567
Reviewed Mar. 18, 2014

"Sorry but this left me dissapointed. Couldn't get the clam taste maybe use 2 cans and the stuffing was mushy. I was thinking that it would be similar to Clams Casino but the fell short."

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