Bridgitte's Crab & Spinach Au Gratin

Sherri Williams


I made this delicious recipe over the Thanksgiving Holiday. It was a huge success! My beautiful niece Bridgitte, loved it. It was only fitting that this delite should bare her name. I hope that you all will love this as much as we all did. Cooking with Passion, sw:)


★★★★★ 2 votes

10 Min
30 Min


  • 1 pt
    lump crab meat
  • 1 Tbsp
    all purpose flour
  • 10 oz box
    spinach, frozen.. thawed & drained
  • 1 c
    half and half
  • 1 c
    sharp cheddar, shredded
  • 1 c
    italian blend cheese, shredded
  • 5 oz
    cream cheese
  • 1 stick
    unsalted butter
  • 2
    green onion, stalks chopped
  • 1 Tbsp
    granulated garlic
  • 1 tsp
    red chili pepper
  • 1 tsp
    white pepper, ground
  • ·
    zest of one lemon

How to Make Bridgitte's Crab & Spinach Au Gratin


  1. preheat your oven to 350 degrees. melt 1/2 of butter in a large skillet. add crab meat to skillet and gingerly saute for 2 to 3 minutes. remove the crab meat. leave all the liquid in the skillet. saute the green onions, spinach and zest for a 2-3 minutes. remove mixture from skillet. melt the remaining butter. stir in flour, salt & pepper. once well blended, add half & half, cream cheese, half of the shredded cheese and the remaining ingredients. make sure you melt the cheese.
  2. add and gently fold the crabmeat and spinach mixture back to skillet with the cream and cheese mixture. cook on low heat until well blended
  3. pour all ingredients into a lightly greased casserole dish. top with the remaining shredded cheese. bake at 350 degrees for 20-25 minutes until golden brown.
  4. serve with a salad, crackers, toast points or your favorite chips. sw?

Printable Recipe Card

About Bridgitte's Crab & Spinach Au Gratin

Show 18 Comments & Reviews

17 Spring Dinner Ideas

17 Spring Dinner Ideas

It’s that weird time of year that one day you’re grilling in the sunshine and the next you’re cuddling up with some comfort food. These spring-inspired recipes have you covered no matter what Mother Nature throws at you. Full of fresh produce, chock-full of flavor, and ideal for the grill, these Spring dinner ideas will […]

17 Bright and Delicious Springtime Desserts

17 Bright and Delicious Springtime Desserts

Slowly, we’re coming out of our winter cocoons. So, put away the down jacket and swap it for an apron. It’s time to get into the kitchen and start baking. Filled with berries and bright flavors (hello lemon everything!), spring desserts light up our taste buds. In honor of spring’s arrival, here are 17 easy […]

25 Dishes To Make in April

25 Dishes To Make in April

Technically spring has arrived. But, depending on what part of the country you’re in, the weather may not be cooperating. So, we’re sharing comfort food recipes because we know those are good year-round. But, you’ll also see fresh finds since farmer’s markets are starting to burst with goodies. If you’re sick of trying to figure […]