Make dinner and appetizers special with this quick and easy Crabmeat Au Gratin
recipe. Add Zatarain’s Creole Seasoning or Blackened Seasoning for a flavorful kick,
and serve it up with fresh French bread.
2 tablespoons butter
1/2 cup chopped onion
1 tablespoon dried parsley flakes
2 tablespoons flour
1 cup milk
1 cup shredded Cheddar cheese, divided
2 teaspoons ZATARAIN'S® Creole Seasoning
Hot pepper sauce, to taste
1 pound lump or backfin crabmeat
Heat oven to 350 degrees F.
Melt butter in medium saucepan on medium-low heat.
Add onion and parsley; cook and stir 3 minutes or until onion is tender.
Add flour; cook and stir until lightly browned.
Slowly stir in milk; continue cooking until mixture begins to thicken.
Stir in 1/2 cup of the cheese, Creole Seasoning and hot pepper sauce. Reduce
heat to low; cook and stir until cheese is melted.
Gently stir in crabmeat.
Pour mixture into a greased 1-quart baking dish.
Sprinkle with remaining cheese.
Bake for 20 to 30 minutes or until mixture begins to bubble around the edges.
Prep Time: 15 min | Cook Time: 30 min
Yield: 6 servings | Serving Size: 1/2 cup
Nutritional information (amount per servings) Total Calories: 219 Sodium:
812mg Fat: 11g Carbohydrates: 6g Cholesterol: 114mg Protein: 24g Fiber: 0g
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