Deviled Crabs
2 Tbsp margarine or butter
2 Tbsp all purpose flour
1 cup milk or light cream
Several dashes bottled hot pepper sauce
1 6-ounce can crabmeat, drained,
flaked, and cartilage removed
1 hard cooked egg, chopped
1/2 cup shedded process Swiss cheese
2 Tbsp chopped pimiento
1 Tbsp Dijon mustard
1/4 cup fine dry bread crumbs
1 Tbsp margarine or butter
1/4 cup sliced almonds, toasted
In a sauce pan melt the 2 Tbsp margarine. Stir in flour. Add milk and hot pepper sauce all at once. Cook and stir till thickened and bubbly. Cook and stir 1 minute more. Stir in crabmeat, chopped egg, cheese, pimiento, and mustard. Spoon into floured 10 ounce casserole. Toss bread crumbs with the 1 Tbsp melted margarine; sprinkle over casserole. Top with almonds. Bake in a 375 degrees oven about 20 minutes or till tops are brown. Makes 4 servings. Thanks to Jenn.
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