Maryland Crab Shells

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READY IN: 50mins
Recipe by Chocolatl

From Family Circle. Two egg whites can be substituted for the whole egg.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Cook pasta in boiling water according to package directions.
  3. Drain, rinse and cool.
  4. Meanwhile, melt 1 tablespoon butter in skillet.
  5. Add pepper and onion and cook until softened, about 3-5 minutes.
  6. Combine crab, peppers and onions, black pepper, egg, mayonnaise, 1/2 teaspoon Old Bay and 1/2 cup milk.
  7. Melt 1/2 teaspoon butter in each of two 11"x7"x2" baking dishes.
  8. Spoon filling into pasta shells and arrange shells in dishes.
  9. Melt remaining butter over medium-low heat.
  10. Whisk in flour.
  11. Gradually whisk in remaining milk.
  12. Cook until slightly thickened.
  13. Stir in cheese.
  14. Drizzle sauce evenly over shells.
  15. Sprinkle with remaining Old Bay seasoning.
  16. Bake at 350° for 30 minutes, or until bubbly.
  17. Cool 10 minutes before serving.

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