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Alfredo Clam Dip

This delightful recipe turns a simple dip into a tantalizing work of art.

Makes 375 mL
Prep time
10 min
Time to Table
10 min

Ingredients

1 tbsp (15 mL)
butter
1
clove garlic, minced
1/2 cup (125 mL)
35% whipping cream
4 oz (125 g)
light cream cheese, cubed
3/4 cup (175 mL)
shredded Parmesan cheese
2 cans (85 g each)
CLOVER LEAF CHOPPED OCEAN CLAMS
1/4 tsp (1 mL)
each white pepper and ground nutmeg
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pinch salt
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Toasted bread cubes or breadsticks
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Blanched broccoli, asparagus and cauliflower
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Cherry tomatoes and button mushrooms

Preparation

  1. Melt the butter in a small saucepan set over medium heat. Add the garlic and cook for 1 minute or until fragrant. Add the cream and heat until simmering. Gradually add the cream and Parmesan cheeses, stirring until melted and smooth.
  2. (The dip can be prepared up to this point and held for up to 1 day in the refrigerator.Warm gently in the microwave before adding the clams.)
  3. Drain the clams and rinse. Stir the clams, pepper, nutmeg and salt into the cream mixture.Transfer to a small chafing dish; serve warm with bread cubes and vegetables.
  4. Makes 1 1/2 cups (375 mL) .

Prepared with

Nutrition

Amount per serving% Daily Value
Calories
60
Fat
4.5 g
7%
Saturated Fat
3 g
Trans Fat
0 g
Saturated + Trans
15%
Cholesterol
20 mg
Sodium
110 mg
5%
Carbohydrate
1 g
1%
Fibre
0 g
Sugar
1 g
Protein
2 g
Vitamin A
2%
Vitamin C
Calcium
2%
Iron
2%

Claims Per Serving

- Low in Cholesterol
- Low in Sodium

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