Yield: 12-14 appetizer servings, 4 oz. each.
51-oz. Sea Watch Whole Clams, drained
1 pint grape tomatoes, halved
1 pint mixed pitted olives, roughly chopped
½ cup basil, long chopped
2 cloves garlic, minced
2 Tbsp. Italian spices
½ cup extra virgin olive oil
as desired for garnish, shaved hard cheese or crumbled soft cheese
Drain juice from clams and reserve for future recipes. Mix all ingredients together in a bowl, except for the cheese. Marinate for at least 2 hours. Serve on a large platter and garnish with cheese.