Smoky Clam Dip

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.

Yield: Serves 10 (makes 2 cups)
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Recipe Time

Total: 10 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 118
  • Calories from fat: 71%
  • Protein: 6.2g
  • Fat: 9.4g
  • Saturated fat: 5.1g
  • Carbohydrate: 2.3g
  • Fiber: 0.1g
  • Sodium: 99mg
  • Cholesterol: 41mg


  • 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


  1. 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.
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