Crab Asparagus Hotdish

Crab Asparagus Hotdish Recipe

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Wendy Rusch


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'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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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
1 c
1/2 tsp
ground mustard
1/2 tsp
1/8 tsp
2 tsp
lemon juice
1 c
bread crumbs

How to Make Crab Asparagus Hotdish


  • 1Place 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.
  • 2In 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.
  • 3Remove from heat, stir in lemon and pour over asparagus mixture...
  • 4Melt 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.

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About Crab Asparagus Hotdish

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

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