Tips: To clean live clams, scrub clams in shells under cold running water. In a large container combine 8 cups cold water and 2 1/2 Tbsp. salt; add clams. Soak 15 minutes; drain and rinse. Discard water. Repeat soaking, draining and rinsing twice.
1/2 vegetable, 1 1/2 starch, 3 lean protein, 1 fat