Oven-roasted clams with mushrooms,bacon,tomatoes
1/2 cup diced bacon
1 tablespoon olive oil
1/3 cup cup up crimini mushrooms
2 cloves of garlic sliced
6 tablespoons butter
1 cup cherry tomatoes cut in half
1/2 cup Kalmata olives
4 sprigs fresh thyme
2 pounds clams
1 lemon cut into 6 wedges
In an oven proof fry pan cook bacon
till crispy,add olive oil,mushrooms and garlic cook about 2 minutes.
add butter,wine,tomatoes,olives and thyme, stir until butter melts and liquid is boiling.
Add clams and squeeze 2 wedges of lemon. Cover pan
Put into a 500 degree oven and bake until clams pop open, 10-15 minutes
Ladle clam mixuture and juice into bowls.
Serve with lemon wedge and a Hearty garlic bread .
Pairs Well With
Another Tom Douglas meal I had to recreate