Spinach and Lump Crabmeat Au Gratin

Total Time
55mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 40 mins

Our local newspaper holds a cooking contest once a year and the publishes all of the recipes submitted. This dish was voted the "Grand Champion".

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Microwave spinach according to package directions.
  3. Drain liquid and set aside.
  4. Melt butter in medium skillet.
  5. Add crab meat and saute for 3 minutes on medium heat being careful not to break up crab meat too much.
  6. Remove crab meat, leaving liquid in skillet.
  7. In same skillet, stir in flour and cook on low heat until well blended.
  8. Add Monterey Jack cheese and cream cheese, stirring on low heat until completely melted.
  9. Add Half and Half and seasonings, stirring continuously on medium heat until mixture begins to boil.
  10. Remove from heat immediately.
  11. Add spinach and crab meat and carefully fold into sauce.
  12. Pour into a 9x9 shallow casserole dish or 6 individual ramekins.
  13. Sprinikle shredded cheese on top and bake for 10 minutes or until is melted.

Reviews

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Definitely a keeper. I made a couple changes and used the fake crab meat instead of lump, and smoked gouda instead of the jack cheese. It came out fantastic and my wife and I fought over the leftovers. This will definitely be made again in our house.

Mike Ski March 06, 2008

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