Catahoula's Crabmeat Cheesecake

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Total Time
3hrs
Prep 30 mins
Cook 2 hrs 30 mins

From Catahoula's restaurant in Grand Coteau, LA, this appetizer is fit for any gathering...black tie and Champagne or blue jeans and micro-brews!

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Assemble the Crust:.
  3. Combine cheese, bread crumbs, pecans, and seasoning in food processor and pulse until mixture is finely ground.
  4. Remove and add butter, stirring until moist.
  5. Press mixture into the bottom of a springform pan and bake at 350 degrees for 15 minutes until brown.
  6. Prepare the Filling:
  7. In a baking pan large enough to accomodate your springform pan, add an inch or so of water to make a water bath.
  8. In a skillet, sauté vegetables in olive oil until tender and set aside to cool.
  9. In a mixer, beat cream cheese, Gouda, goat cheese, and Parmesan until smooth. Add heavy cream and eggs.
  10. Gently fold seafood and vegetables into the cheese mixture.
  11. Pour mixture into crust and place cheesecake pan into a water bath in a baking pan. Bake for 2 hours or until set.