Crabmeat Au Gratin

Iris Bonanno

By
@GumboLady

Very rich and satisfying.


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Serves:

8

Prep:

30 Min

Cook:

15 Min

Ingredients

1 c
finely chopped onion
1/2 c
finely chopped celery
1/2 c
butter
1/2 c
all purpose flour
1 can(s)
13 ozs. evaporated milk
2
egg yolks
1 tsp
salt
1/2 tsp
red pepper
1/4 tsp
black pepper
1 lb
lump crab meat
1/2 lb
mild cheddar cheese
6 oz
jar sliced mushrooms (optional)

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Saute onions and celery in butter. Blend in flour. Pour in milk, stirring constantly. Temper egg yolks by adding a little of the mixture to the eggs and stirring until well blended. Add back to the pan. Add salt and peppers. Cook 5 minutes on medium low heat. Put crab meat in large bowl pour cooked sauce over crab meat blending well. Add mushrooms.
2
Place in a greased 9x13 pan. Sprinkle with cheese.
Bake 375*F for 10-15 minutes until cheese is lightly brown.
3
** Note - Now that my family has grown by two son-in-laws that love to eat - I found I need to double this recipe... I doubled all ingredients except the crabmeat - I added 1 pound of boiled shrimp..

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Main Dishes, Seafood
Hashtag: #crabmeat