Smoky Clam Dip

Smoky Clam DipRecipe
Photo: Jeffrey Cross; Food Styling: Karen Shinto
With the addition of good paprika, classic clam dip just gets better. Try it as a dunk for thick potato chips.


Serves 10 (makes 2 cups)
Total time: 10 Minutes

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Recipe Time

Total: 10 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 118
Caloriesfromfat 71 %
Protein 6.2 g
Fat 9.4 g
Satfat 5.1 g
Carbohydrate 2.3 g
Fiber 0.1 g
Sodium 99 mg
Cholesterol 41 mg


1 pkg. (8 oz.) cream cheese, at room temperature
1/3 cup sour cream
1 garlic clove, minced
1 green onion, minced
1 tablespoon minced flat-leaf parsley
1 teaspoon sweet smoked Spanish paprika
1 to 1 1/2 cans (6.5 oz. each) minced clams, drained, liquid reserved


Whisk together cream cheese, sour cream, garlic, onion, parsley, and paprika in a medium bowl. Add clams to taste and enough clam liquid for a good dipping texture.