Clams Casino

 

12 littleneck clams
3 oz chopped green pepper
tsp finely chopped garlic
black pepper
grated parmesan
oz sherry
12 " squares mozzarella
12 1" squares bacon slices
bread crumbs
chopped parsley

 

Shuck clams, leaving each loosened meat in one shell.
Mix green pepper, garlic, black pepper, grated cheese and sherry.
Place approximately one tsp on each clam.
Top with mozzarella, then bacon.
Dust with breadcrumbs and parsley.
Bake at 450F for 8-12 minutes.