Crabmeat Mornay - Lighter Version

Susan Feliciano


Terrie (Blessed1) helped me lighten up this dish - although I opted to keep the egg yolks! They seem to have a thickening power that egg substitute does not. It was delicious! Thanks, Terrie. Now we can choose whether to be decadent or not!


★★★★★ 2 votes

10 Min
30 Min


  • 1 lb
    crabmeat (i used 4 cans, drained well, but you can also use fresh or imitation)
  • 3
    egg yolks
  • 1/4 c
    fat free half & half
  • 1 can(s)
    cream of chicken soup (98% fat free)
  • 1/2 c
    1% lowfat milk
  • 1 Tbsp
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 6 Tbsp
    reduced fat mayonnaise
  • 2 Tbsp
    grated parmesan cheese

How to Make Crabmeat Mornay - Lighter Version


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Grease a 1 1/2 quart casserole, or 4 individual casseroles.
  2. In a large bowl, mix the egg yolks well with the half & half. Stir the milk into the cream of chicken soup in a saucepan and heat gently.
  3. Stir the soup slowly into the egg yolks mixture. Add in the butter, salt, and crabmeat. Turn the mixture into the prepared casserole dish(es).
  4. Spread the mayonnaise over top of the casserole and sprinkle with the parmesan cheese.
  5. Bake for 25-30 minutes or until lightly browned and heated through.
  6. Nutrition Information:
    Calories 259
    Total Fat 12.7 g
    Saturated Fat 4.2 g
    Cholesterol 235 mg
    Sodium 1565 mg
    Total Carbohydrates 12.2 g
    Dietary fiber 0.6 g
    Sugars 3.3 g
    Protein 19.1 g

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About Crabmeat Mornay - Lighter Version

Course/Dish: Fish, Other Sauces, Seafood

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