The Ubiquitous Crab Recipe

Step 1

Freshly ground pepper

Step 2

Mix cream cheese with mayonnaise until smooth. Add rest of ingredients, mix well, and refrigerate.

Step 3

Serving suggestions: Serve as an appetizer with assorted crackers; heat in a chafing dish as a hot spread; add a little milk and some cooked rice or pasta to make a hot casserole; spread on buttered toast rounds or English muffins and grill until piping hot; or use as a filling in rolled filet of sole; baked with lemon and butter brushed on the rolls. Substitute lobster for crab if desired.

Things You'll Need

  • 2oz Packages cream cheese
  • 3/4c Mayonnaise
  • 1/2lb Sharp cheddar cheese, grated
  • 1 To 2 cups crab meat
  • 1 Onion, minced
  • 2 Hard-boiled eggs, peeled and
  • -chopped fine
  • 1/4ts Dry mustard
  • 1/2ts Paprika

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