Creamy Crab au Gratin

Red pepper sauce adds a little kick to a creamy crab mixture topped with crunchy bread crumbs.

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 30 min
  • Servings 4

1 1/2
cups sliced mushrooms (4 oz)
2
medium stalks celery, sliced (1 cup)
1 3/4
cups Progresso™ chicken broth (from 32-oz carton)
3/4
cup fat-free half-and-half
3
tablespoons Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
1/2
teaspoon red pepper sauce
2
packages (8 oz each) refrigerated imitation crabmeat chunks or 2 cups chopped cooked crabmeat
1
cup soft bread crumbs (about 1 1/2 slices bread)

  • 1 Heat oven to 400°F. Lightly spray 11x7-inch (2-quart) glass baking dish with cooking spray.
  • 2 Spray 3-quart saucepan with cooking spray; heat over medium heat. Cook mushrooms and celery in saucepan about 4 minutes, stirring constantly, until celery is tender. Stir in broth. Heat to boiling; reduce heat.
  • 3 In small bowl, beat half-and-half, flour and pepper sauce with wire whisk until smooth; stir into vegetable mixture. Heat to boiling, stirring constantly. Boil and stir 1 minute. Stir in crabmeat.
  • 4 Spoon crabmeat mixture into baking dish. Top with bread crumbs. Bake uncovered about 15 minutes or until heated through.

Expert Tips

Steam some fresh pea pods to serve alongside.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
285
(
Calories from Fat
45),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
12g
12%
(Saturated Fat
6g,
6%
),
Cholesterol
60mg
60%;
Sodium
1580mg
1580%;
Total Carbohydrate
22g
22%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
),
Protein
23g
23%
;
% Daily Value*:
Iron
8%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 1 Vegetable; 3 Very Lean Meat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.