The Ubiquitous Crab
Submitted by Marbalet Quinn
Yield: 6 servingsThis appetizer may be served either hot or cold. Printed in Yankee Magazine, June 1981.
Ingredients:2 3-ounce packages cream cheese
3/4 cup mayonnaise
1/2 pound sharp cheddar cheese, grated
1 or 2 cups crab meat
1 onion, minced
2 hard-boiled eggs, peeled and chopped fine
1/4 teaspoon dry mustard
1/2 teaspoon paprika
freshly ground pepper to taste
Instructions:In a large bowl, mix cream cheese with mayonnaise until smooth. Add rest of ingredients, mix well, and refrigerate.
Additional Notes:Add milk and 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.
Substitute lobster for crab if desired.
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