Bullock's Tea Room/ Crab Tetrazzini

Recipe by lynnski LA
READY IN: 1hr 5mins




  • Start heating the oven to 350 degrees.
  • To make the bechamel sauce, melt butter, stir in flour and cook stirring for 1 minute.
  • Gradually stir in the chicken stock until smooth.
  • Add milk and cook and stir until thickened.
  • Season to taste with salt and white pepper.
  • Makes 2 cups.
  • To make the TETRAZZINI, cook spaghetti according to package directions.
  • Drain and keep warm.
  • Gradually beat hot cream into egg yolks, then gradually add hot Bechamel Sauce, beating well.
  • Turn into saucepan, cook stirring until boiling.
  • Add butter and 2 tablespoons cheese.
  • Combine lemon juice with crab.
  • Add mushroom, olives, parsley, Sherry and onion juice and season to taste with salt.
  • Add crab mixture to bechamel and combine.
  • Place spaghetti in generously buttered 2-quart baking dish.
  • Add crab mixture, making sure spaghetti is completely covered.
  • Sprinkle generously with Parmesan cheese.
  • Dust with paprika to taste.
  • Bake at 350 F, until bubbly and heated through, about 20 minutes.
  • Serve with Bullocks Orange Rolls, posted seprately.