Asparagus Crab Au gratin
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1 can(s)6 ounce crab meat drained or 1 cup flaked imitation crab meat.
1 ccheddar cheese, shredded
6 .. Tbspbutter..divided
3 Tbspall purpose flour
1/2 tspground mustard
2 Tbsplemon juice
1 csoft bread crumbs
·salt and pepper to taste
How to Make Asparagus Crab Au gratin
- 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.,
- 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.
- 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.