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Asparagus Crab Au Gratin Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Stasia Renfrow
Added: Sunday, January 20, 2008

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 (10 ounce) package frozen asparagus cuts, thawed and drained
1 (6 ounce) can crabmeat - drained, flaked and cartilage removed
1/2 cup shredded Cheddar cheese
4 tablespoons butter or margarine, divided
2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
1 cup milk
1/2 teaspoon ground mustard
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon pepper
2 teaspoons lemon juice
1 cup soft bread crumbs

Directions:
Directions:
Place asparagus in a greased 1-quart baking dish. Top with crab and sprinkle with cheese; set aside. In a saucepan, melt 2 tablespoons butter. Stir in flour until smooth. Whisk in milk, mustard, salt and pepper. Bring to a boil over medium heat; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Remove from the heat; stir in lemon juice. Pour over asparagus. Melt remaining butter; toss with bread crumbs. Sprinkle over top. Bake, uncovered, at 350 for 30 minutes or until heated through.

 

 

 

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