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Recipe, video and photography provided by Heinen’s partner, Chef Billy Parisi.

Create an impressive and elegant single serve appetizer spread with fresh Clams Casino!

Stuffed with an easy panko bacon mixture, this bite-size starter will leave your taste buds swimming!

Clams Casino

Clams Casino


  • 4 strips bacon, diced
  • 1 shallot, peeled and small diced
  • 2 garlic cloves, finely minced
  • ¼ cup white wine
  • ¼ cup shredded parmesan cheese
  • 2 Tbsp. fresh parsley, chopped
  • 1 cup panko breadcrumbs
  • 12-18 fresh clams, shucked
  • Salt and pepper, to taste


  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F.
  2. Add the bacon to a large sauté pan over medium-high heat and cook until it is crisp and browned. Remove the cooked bacon and set aside.
  3. Add the shallot and garlic to the pan and cook for 1-2 minutes.
  4. Deglaze with the wine and cook until the liquid is almost gone.
  5. Add the cooked bacon, cheese, parsley, breadcrumbs, salt and pepper. Stir until combined.
  6. Place the shucked clams on a sheet tray and evenly spoon the breadcrumb mixture over each clam.
  7. Bake at 350°F for 15-20 minutes, or until the clams are cooked and the breadcrumb mixture has browned. Serve.

Clams Casino

Chef Billy Parisi

By Chef Billy Parisi

Chef Billy Parisi is a culinary school grad who spent 15 years in the restaurant industry as a line cook, sous chef and executive chef. Now he develops, photographs and films simple and delicious recipes that will make everyone feel like a chef in their own kitchen.

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