Baked Clams Casino (Bob Stein)
very finely chopped
on the half shell
cut into wedges
Heat oven to 350℉ (180℃).
Toss together bread crumbs, paprika, olive oil and garlic.
Place clams in a flat baking dish.
Mount some of the bread crumb mixture on each clam.
Cut bacon slices into quarters and place a piece on each clam.
Bake 25 minutes, or until bacon is crisp.
If desired, the clams may be served on a bed of heated rock salt.
Serve with lemon wedges.