Crab Meat Casserole
- Ready In:
- 1hr 15mins
- 2 cups lump crabmeat
- 2 cups breadcrumbs, soft fresh
- 1 (10 ounce) can low-sodium cream of mushroom soup
- 1⁄3 cup mayonnaise
- 1 small onion, finely chopped
- 1⁄3 cup celery, very finely chopped
- 1 pinch salt
- 1⁄4 teaspoon pepper
- 3 eggs, beaten
- 1 1⁄2 cups milk
- 1 cup cheddar cheese, grated
- Mix first 8 ingrdients in a bowl.
- Spray a 9x13 baking dish with non stick cooking spray.
- Pour Crab mixture into baking dish.
- Combine eggs and milk and pour over mixture in dish.
- Sprinkle cheese over top.
- Bake at 350 degrees for approximately 1 hour.
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This was different. I added some to it like a red bellpepper and tomatoes and added veriety of spices. Still turned out kind of mushy but it was good. I think this is a dish to play with. I think if you add more vegetables to it you can skip the milk and eggs all together or at least the milk because of natural juuces from veggies. For spices I used garlic powder, salt, pepper and italian seasoning. All in all if I make it again if I am going to use egg I will leave out the tomatoe.I really dont think I will make it again at least not my way. If I do make it I will have to do some configuring.
This recipe was not good at all. When prepared as directed, you end up with a quiche layer on top of a layer of bland gooey crabby mush. So it was not a total waste, I had to break up the quiche layer into the crab layer, then add about 3 more cups of HARD breadcrumbs. To give it some flavor, I added Old Bay seasoning. I then had to put it back in the oven on 425° F for about 20 minutes. The final product ended up more suitable... a little too bready, but at least the liquid had been soaked up. Whoever enjoyed this casserole as is, I question your judgement.
With the exception of using regular mushroom soup, I followed this recipe exactly. It was pretty tasty but the texture is mush. I want to experiment with this ... maybe add some chopped bell peppers (red & green), decrease the milk and cooking time. Sprinkle some seasoned bread crumbs on top (maybe seasoned with Old Bay type seasoning). A good start for a recipe, definitely easy, needs some tweaking for flavoring and texture.
OMG. I love the crabmeat casserole I get on the buffet at my favorite chinese resteraunt so I thought I'd try your recipe (sounded close). Wow, Bingo, we have a winner! I also WAS going to take a pic and post it, but I ate it. Yes, I ate it all. Sorry, maybe next time... Very simple, and boy is it GOOOOOOD! I didn't have real crab so I had to use my imatation, OMG is this Goooooood.
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