Oysters Casino With Bacon

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Prep: 20 mins
Cook: 20 mins
Total: 40 mins
Servings: 18 servings
Nutrition Facts (per serving)
174 Calories
3g Fat
27g Carbs
12g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 18
Amount per serving
Calories 174
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 3g 4%
Saturated Fat 1g 3%
Cholesterol 51mg 17%
Sodium 127mg 6%
Total Carbohydrate 27g 10%
Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Protein 12g
Calcium 24mg 2%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

Tasty oysters casino, made with oysters, bacon, and green onion, along with seasonings. There's just no other way to put it, this dish is the perfect appetizer for any special occasion, whether it be a romantic dinner for two, or a holiday.  

Oysters are flavored with finely chopped onions, peppers, and celery that has been sauteed in bacon drippings and stirred in with lemon juice, Worcestershire and Tabasco sauce. Then topped with crumbled bacon pieces. 

Enjoy these oysters with a glass of champagne, savignon blanc or muscadet. 


  • 3 dozen oysters (freshly shucked, drained)
  • 18 half shells
  • 3 slices bacon
  • 4 green onions (with green, finely chopped)
  • 1/4 cup green bell pepper (finely chopped)
  • 1/4 cup celery (finely chopped)
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 to 3 drops Tabasco sauce

Steps to Make It

  1. Gather the ingredients. Preheat oven to 400 F.

  2. Place two oysters on the deepest half of an oyster shell. Repeat until all oysters are used (about 18 shells).

  3. Arrange shells on a layer of rock salt in a large baking pan. You might have to use 2 pans to fit all the shells.

  4. In a skillet cook the bacon until crisp, remove to paper towels to drain then crumble.

  5. To the bacon drippings in skillet add the green onion, bell pepper, and celery; cook until just tender. Stir in lemon juice, Worcestershire sauce and Tabasco.

  6. Spoon onion mixture on the oysters in the shells then sprinkle with the crumbled bacon.

  7. Bake for 10 minutes in the preheated oven.