Asparagus Crab Au Gratin Recipe

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Asparagus Crab Au gratin

Marian Arbour

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@yfcsc

A few years ago we lived in the country and we had a large vegetable garden and the first to flourish was the asparagus and I had fun making meals using the asparagus and this is one I made quite often.


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Serves:

4

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

35 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

12
spears asparagus
1 can(s)
6 ounce crab meat drained or 1 cup flaked imitation crab meat.
1 c
cheddar cheese, shredded
6 .. Tbsp
butter..divided
3 Tbsp
all purpose flour
1 c
milk
1/2 tsp
ground mustard
2 Tbsp
lemon juice
1 c
soft bread crumbs
salt and pepper to taste

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Wash and break off the hard end of the asparagus and place it in a greased 1-qt baking dish. set aside, top with crab and sprinkle with cheese. set aside.,
2
In a saucepan melt 3 tablespoons butter stir in the flour, whisk it together until smooth add the milk and mustard and cook on medium heat stirring for 2 to 3 minutes until thickened.
3
Remove from heat stir in the lemon juice, pour over asparagus..melt the remaining butter toss with bread crumbs and sprinkle over the asparagus and Bake uncovered in 350F oven for 30 minutes.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Fish, Other Main Dishes, Seafood
Main Ingredient: Seafood
Regional Style: Canadian
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian, Low Fat
Other Tag: Quick & Easy