New England Crabby Melts

READY IN: 25mins
Recipe by tammyhensley1

From Rachael Ray's Everyday Food magazine. More waistband friendly than other crab melt recipes because there's no mayo.

Top Review by rosslare

Way more interesting than the usual crab melt, with roasted red pepper sauce instead of mayo. Very tasty, and as said, healthier, too.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Place the peppers in the bowl of a food processor and season with salt and pepper. Add the lemon juice and hot sauce, then put the lid in place and turn on the processor. Add the olive oil in a thin stream and process until smooth.
  2. Preheat the broiler. In a medium bowl, combine the crab and seafood seasoning. Add the celery, tarragon and scallions to the crab and toss with the red pepper dressing; adjust the seasoning to taste.
  3. Toast the English muffins under the hot broiler, then lightly butter them. Top each with a small handful of watercress, then with a scoop of the crab salad. Pat down the salad a bit, then top with a handful of cheese and return to the broiler to melt the cheese, about 1 to 2 minutes. Remove and serve immediately.

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