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Clam Pizza

This one-of-a-kind pizza recipe from Franny's restaurant is perfect for seafood lovers.

  • Servings: 6
Clam Pizza

Source: The Martha Stewart Show, November 2009


  • Extra-virgin olive oil, for frying
  • 1 onion, roughly chopped
  • 5 cloves garlic, smashed
  • 1 dried bay leaf
  • 1 1/2 cups white wine
  • 54 littleneck clams
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1 1/4 pounds homemade or store-bought pizza dough, room temperature
  • Crushed red pepper flakes
  • Chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley, for garnish


  1. Position a rack in the lower third of oven; place a pizza stone on rack. Preheat oven to 500 degrees at least 30 minutes before cooking.

  2. Heat olive oil in a large pot over medium-high heat. Add onion, garlic, and bay leaf; cook, stirring, until vegetables are soft and fragrant. Add wine and cover pot; bring liquid to a boil. Add clams, cover, and cook, until clams have opened, about 5 minutes. Remove clams from pot and let cool. Remove clams from shells, discarding shells; set aside.

  3. Strain liquid into a medium saucepan; discard solids. Cook liquid over medium-high heat until reduced and thickened. Add cream and continue cooking until reduced and thickened. Remove from heat and let sauce cool.

  4. Divide dough into six equal pieces; shape one piece into a 10-inch-round on a pizza peel or the back of a baking sheet. Spoon just enough of the clam sauce over pizza to cover. Top pizza with 9 clams and sprinkle with pepper flakes.

  5. Carefully transfer pizza to pizza stone and bake until pizza is crisp and nicely browned. Sprinkle with chopped parsley and serve immediately; repeat process with remaining dough and toppings.

Reviews (1)

  • joyceweath 6 Feb, 2011

    this is so very salty when reduced...adding the cream did not lower the salt content at all. it was barely edible....something is very wrong with this recipe....

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