Finely chopped red bell pepper
Finely chopped shallot
Dry white wine
Coarse fresh breadcrumbs
Fresh ground black pepper
Place oven rack in center and set oven to broil. Broil opened clams for 1 to 2 minutes, then remove from oven.
In a skillet, melt butter and add bell pepper and shallot, cooking until soft.
Stir in wine and reduce for about 2 minutes, or until half the liquid remains.
Remove this mixture form the heat and stir in breadcrumbs, parmesan and parsley.
Cut bacon strips crosswise, 1/2 inch thick.
Add a large spoonful of the breadcrumb mixture to each clam, then top with a pinch of bacon pieces.
Cook under the broiler until the bacon is cooked and the breadcrumbs brown.
Serve with lemon wedges.
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