beer-steamed clams


2 tablespoons olive oil
1 small onion, cut into thin wedges
2 garlic cloves, minced
2 links (6 oz.) chicken sausage, sliced
3/4 cup beer (such as lager)
2 medium tomatoes, seeded and diced
1 tablespoon fresh oregano or parsley leaves
1 lb. small clams, scrubbed (about 1 1/2 doz.)


  1. in a large dutch oven or heavy pot, heat oil over medium heat.
  2. add onion and garlic; cook and stir 1 minute.
  3. add sausage; cook and stir 1 minute.
  4. stir in beer, tomatoes, oregano and clams; cook, covered, 5–8 minutes or until clams open and sausage is cooked through (discard any clams that do not open.).
  5. transfer clams and cooking liquid to a serving bowl and serve.

Nutrition (Per Serving)

serving size 7 oz.
servings 4
calories 190
fat 10g
saturated fat 2g
cholesterol 45mg
sodium 440mg
carbohydrate 8g
fiber 1g
sugars 4g
protein 12g