Appetizers, Levels 2 And Above, Recipe

Downeast Clam Dip

Serves: 10

Active time: 20 minutes

Total time: 20 minutes

  • 2 (6.5 ounce) cans Bar Harbor® Chopped Clams
  • 1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese, softened
  • 2 Tablespoons sour cream
  • 1 Tablespoon bottled horseradish
  • 1 Tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 teaspoon Tabasco sauce, more to taste
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/3 cup finely chopped red bell pepper
  • 3 scallions, chopped fine


  1. Drain the clams reserving 2 Tablespoons of clam juice. Set aside.
  2. Blend the cream cheese in a mixer or by hand until smooth.
  3. Add the sour cream, horseradish, lemon juice, Worcestershire, Tabasco, black pepper, salt and reserved clam juice. Mix until well blended.
  4. Add the drained clams, red bell pepper and scallions. Mix well.
  5. Dip can be made on day ahead of time, covered and refrigerated until needed.

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