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Crab Enchiladas Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Justin Hubbard
Added: Friday, April 22, 2005

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 8-oz. pks cream cheese, softened.
1 envelope ranch salad dressing mix
3 tlbs. plus 1/4 cup milk, divided
1 small red oinion, diced
4 cloves garlic, minced
2 tlbs. olive oil
1# fresh, frozen or canned crabmeat. (works with imitation crabmeat)
1 small can sliced black olives, drained.
1 4-oz. can diced green chilies
1/2 tsp. pepper
1/2 tsp. salt
2 cups shredded Monterey Jack cheese, divided
8 corn cortillas
1/2 cup shredded Colby cheese

Directions:
Directions:
Combine cream cheese, dressing mix and 3 tlbs. milk until smooth. Set aside 3/4 cup for topping.
In a skillet saute onion and garlic in olive oil until tender. Stir in crab, olives, chilies, pepper and salt. Fold crab mixture and 1-1/2 cups Monterey Jack into remaining cream cheese mixture.
Spoon about 2/3 cup filling down center of each tortilla. Roll up and place seam side down in greased 13x9x2 inch casserole. Combine remaining milk and reserved cream cheese mixture until blended; pour over tortillas. Sprinkle with Colby and remaining Monterey Jack.
Cover and bake at 350 degrees for 25 inutes. Uncover and bake 5-10 minutes longer or until heated through.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
8-10
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
1 hour, 30 minutes total time.
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Justin is a son of Bill Hubbard and Ruth (Hubbard) Smith.
He cooked at one of the best Mexican cafes in San Luis Obispo while going to High School. This was a favorite at Tortilla Flats.

 

 

 

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