Baked Clams


2 dozen clams

4 teaspoons olive oil

2 cloves garlic, minced

1 medium onion, chopped

1 tablespoon bread crumbs

1 teaspoon parsley or chives

1/4 teaspoon oregano

Salt & pepper to taste

Grated Parmesan cheese

Lemon juice



Scrub clams with stiff brush under cold water until all grit is removed.  Saute onion and garlic until golden. Remove clams from shell (steam open).  Chop up clams very fine, mix with bread crumbs, parsley, salt, pepper and oregano. Fill shells. Sprinkle with cheese and lemon juice. Dot with butter and place under hot broiler about 5 minutes.