Clams Oconee with Vidalia Onions & Bacon

 

 

Serves 4-5

 

Ingredients

 

4 Tbs butter

1 medium Vidalia onion diced (with green tops)

4 tsp minced garlic

1 cup beer

1 cup white wine

1⁄2 cup crumbled crisp bacon

1⁄4 cup Parmesan cheese

2 Tbs minced basil leaf

2 tsp sugar

36 littleneck clams

3 Tbs Boursin cheese

 

 

 

 

 

 

Preparation

 

Step 1

 

Heat pan over medium heat.

 

Step 2

 

Add butter, swirling until melting.

 

Step 3

 

Add chopped onions and minced garlic until onions are translucent.

 

Step 4

 

Add bacon, wine, beer, Boursin cheese and sugar and bring to a boil.

 

Step 5

 

Add clams, cover and cook until clams open, 5-7 minutes.

 

Step 6

 

Remove clams and with a slotted spoon scoop bacon and onion mixture, spoon over open clams and sprinkle with Parmesan cheese.