Team Bobby's Contestant Michelle Ragussis' "Clams Mimi" dish for the Star Challenge "Demo" as seen on Food Network's Star, Season 8.
Recipe courtesy of Michele Ragussis

Clams Casino with Compound Butter

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 40 min
  • Prep: 25 min
  • Cook: 15 min
  • Yield: 2 dozen clams



  1. In a skillet over medium heat, saute the garlic, onion and peppers in the olive oil until the vegetables are softened. Let cool completely.
  2. Combine the pepper mixture with the butter and mix well to combine.
  3. Preheat the broiler.
  4. Open the clams and place on a baking sheet. Top each clam with a dollop of compound butter, some bacon and breadcrumbs. (You may not use all of the butter.) Drizzle with olive oil and white wine.
  5. Broil until the breadcrumbs turn golden brown. Serve immediately.