bridgitte's crab & spinach au gratin

★★★★★ 2 Reviews
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By Sherri Williams
from Crestview, FL

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 Reviews
serves 9-12
prep time 10 Min
cook time 30 Min

Ingredients For bridgitte's crab & spinach au gratin

  • 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?
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