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    Crab Crostini

    Crab Crostini. Photo by Marie Nixon

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    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    45 mins

    35 mins

    10 mins

    ratherbeswimmin''s Note:

    From The Cortina Inn and Resort, Killington, VT. A very rich and elegant appetizer.

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    Ingredients:

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      In a small saucepan, heat olive oil over medium heat.
    2. 2
      Add the shallot and garlic; saute, stirring frequently, for 1 minute.
    3. 3
      Pour in cream and reduce by half, about 10 minutes or so, stirring very frequently.
    4. 4
      Take saucepan off of burner; add in cream cheese and stir until cheese is blended.
    5. 5
      In a small bowl, combine butter and garlic salt; stir until blended.
    6. 6
      Spread garlic butter on baguette slices and top with 1 tablespoon of cooled cream cheese mixture.
    7. 7
      Top each baguette slice with 2 tablespoons of crabmeat and sprinkle with tomato and parsley.
    8. 8
      Add a shake or two of salt and pepper to taste, if desired.
    9. 9
      Place baguettes on a baking sheet and bake 7-10 minutes at 400 degrees, or until cream cheese is bubbly and bread is crispy.
    10. 10
      Watch the bottom of the bread carefully so it doesn't burn.
    11. 11
      Serve hot.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on June 20, 2004

      25

      I personally did not care for this. I followed the directions exactly. While baking the crostini, the cream cheese mixture never got 'bubbly' as the instructions mentioned. The directions did not specify whether to butter the tops and bottoms of the crostini before putting the cream cheese mixture on top. I did butter both sides of the crostini.

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    • on June 18, 2004

      55

      Fabulous, fabulous, fabulous. Amazingly easy to make, and what a fantastic taste and presentation. I halved the cream cheese in the recipe, and it came out like a dream. I also used less garlic salt (about 1/4 tsp less) and I was more than pleased. This recipe will be a staple. Also easy for parties as you can prepare ahead and just pop in the oven.

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    Nutritional Facts for Crab Crostini

    Serving Size: 1 (323 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 956.3
     
    Calories from Fat 453
    47%
    Total Fat 50.3 g
    77%
    Saturated Fat 28.1 g
    140%
    Cholesterol 133.6 mg
    44%
    Sodium 1432.8 mg
    59%
    Total Carbohydrate 103.7 g
    34%
    Dietary Fiber 6.1 g
    24%
    Sugars 1.2 g
    4%
    Protein 22.2 g
    44%

    The following items or measurements are not included:

    lump crabmeat

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