Crab Asparagus Hotdish Recipe

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Crab Asparagus Hotdish

Wendy Rusch

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@snooksk9

I remember the first time I had this...My mom made it, and it was so good! I got the recipe, but never made it myself until a few years ago, it just seemed to complicated...Weeeeelllllllll, I feel stupid...it's not that complicated at all...and now I'm glad mom found this, because I might just have turned the page and ignored it!


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Serves:

4

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1 - 10 oz
*package of frozen asparagus, thawed and drained
1 c
*flaked crab meat
1/2 c
cheddar, shredded
4 Tbsp
butter, divided
2 Tbsp
flour
1 c
milk
1/2 tsp
ground mustard
1/2 tsp
salt
1/8 tsp
pepper
2 tsp
lemon juice
1 c
bread crumbs

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Place asparagus into a 2 quart casserole dish that that has been sprayed with non stick spray. Top with crab, sprinkle cheese over crab and set aside.
2
In a medium saucepan melt 2 tablespoon butter, stir in flour until smooth. Whisk in milk, mustard, salt and pepper. Bring to a boil over medium heat, cook and stir 1-2 minutes or until thickened.
3
Remove from heat, stir in lemon and pour over asparagus mixture...
4
Melt remaining butter, toss with crumbs and sprinkle over top of casserole, bake uncovered at 350 for 45 minutes.
5
*I use fresh asparagus that I've steamed
*I use a good imitation crab you get from the meat department at most grocery stores, and chop it up a bit.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Fish, Seafood
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American