Avocado and Crab Thermidor (Easy Microwave Fix)

Recipe by twissis
READY IN: 17mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 1
    tablespoon butter
  • 2
    tablespoons flour
  • 5
    ounces milk
  • 1
    teaspoon tomato puree
  • 12
    lemon, juice of
  • 12
    teaspoon Old Bay Seasoning (more to taste)
  • salt and pepper (to taste)
  • 8
    ounces crabmeat (fresh, frozen or canned)
  • 2
    large avocados (halved & stones removed)
  • 4
    teaspoons parmesan cheese (grated)
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DIRECTIONS

  • Place butter in a bowl & microwave on HIGH for 30 seconds. Stir in flour & return to the microwave for 30 seconds.
  • Pour milk into a sml jug or lrg coffee mug & heat on HIGH for 1 minute. Then gradually blend heated milk into butter/flour mixture. Cook on HIGH for 2 minutes, whisking every 30 seconds.
  • Add next 5 ingredients (tomato puree thru salt & pepper) to the sauce & stir in the crabmeat.
  • Sprinkle avocado flesh w/remaining lemon juice. Pile crabmeat filling into avocado halves & sprinkle w/Parmesan cheese.
  • Place in a shallow dish & cook on HIGH for 3 minutes. Serve hot w/brown bread & butter.
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