Gloria's Clam Topper Recipe


Preparation Time10 MinCooking Time10 Min
Ready In20 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexHealthyServings6
VegetarianMain Ingredient
Interest Group


 Butter/Margarine3 Tablespoon
 Onion1 Medium, chopped
 Green pepper1⁄2 Medium, chopped
 Garlic1 Clove (5 gm), minced
 Dried oregano leaves1 Teaspoon
 Dried parsley flakes1 Teaspoon
 Dried crushed red pepper1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Minced clams13 Ounce, drained (Two 6 1/2 Ounce Each Cans, Reserve 3 To 6 Tablespoons Liquid)
 Lemon juice1 Tablespoon
 Seasoned dry bread crumbs1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Romano cheese3 Ounce, grated

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 180 Calories from Fat 91

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 10 g15.9%

Saturated Fat 6.4 g32%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 36 mg

Sodium 700.5 mg29.2%

Total Carbohydrates 11 g3.7%

Dietary Fiber 1.7 g6.7%

Sugars 2.3 g

Protein 11 g22.4%

Vitamin A 9% Vitamin C 25.9%

Calcium 21% Iron 9.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


In 9-inch pie plate, combine butter, onion, green pepper, garlic, oregano, parsley and red pepper.
Microwave at High for 4 to 6 minutes, or until onion and green pepper are tender, stirring once.
Stir in clams, 3 tablespoons reserved liquid and lemon juice.
Stir in bread crumbs.
Add additional reserved liquid, 1 tablespoon at a time, until desired consistency.
Sprinkle with grated cheese.
Reduce power to 70% (Medium High).
Microwave for 3 to 4 minutes, or until hot and cheese melts, rotating plate once or twice.