Hot Crab and Asparagus Canapes

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READY IN: 40mins
SERVES: 8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 400°F.
  • Line a baking tray with parchment paper.
  • In a mixing bowl, beat cream cheese until light.
  • Beat in crab, garlic and green onions until just combined.
  • Season with salt, lemon juice and Tabasco sauce; combine well.
  • Slice baguette diagonally into 1/4 inch thick slices.
  • Spread mixture on the baquette slices and set on the baking tray.
  • Top each canape with 2 asparagus halves, cut side down.
  • Sprinkle canapes with grated Parmesan cheese.
  • Bake in preheated 400 F oven for 10 minutes or until heated through.
  • Arrange on a platter and serve.
  • NOTE: To blanch the asparagus, cook in boiling water for 1 - 2 minutes.
  • Drain and immediately chill in ice water; drain.
  • These canapes can be made ahead of time and stored in the refrigerator, loosely wrapped in plastic wrap.
  • Because you will be baking from cold, allow 3 - 4 minutes extra cooking time.
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