Baked Crab Toast

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Appetizer
Baked Crab Toast

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Toasted ciabatta bread topped with crab spread

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Recipe Data

20
Servings
15min
Prep
35min
Total

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Description

This twist on the classic appetizer utilizes crab instead of shrimp as the toast topper. The result is a satisfying party nibble.

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Ingredients
Serves 20
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½(14 ounce) Hy-Vee Bakery ciabatta bread
¼ c.Hy-Vee butter, melted
1(8 ounce) package Hy-Vee cream cheese, softened
2egg yolks
1 tsp.lemon juice
1(6 ounce) package lump crab meat
¼ c.red bell pepper, finely chopped
¼ c.green onions, sliced
Hy-Vee salt, to taste
Hy-Vee cayenne pepper, to taste

Things To Grab

  • Large baking sheet
  • Aluminum foil
  • Serrated knife
  • Silicone pastry brush
  • Medium bowl
  • Potato masher

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Line a baking sheet with foil; set aside.

  2. Turn ciabatta onto its side. Using a serrated knife, cut lengthwise into five ½-inch-thick slices. Brush 1 side of each slice with butter.

  3. In a bowl, mash cream cheese, egg yolks and lemon juice with a fork until smooth. Stir in crab, bell pepper and green onions. Season with salt and cayenne pepper to taste.

  4. Spread enough crab mixture on buttered bread to form a ¼-inch-thick layer. Place on prepared baking sheet. Bake for 20 minutes or until puffed and golden. Let stand for 5 minutes. To serve, cut each slice into wedges.

Nutrition facts

Servings

100 Calories per serving
3 toasts

Amounts Per Serving

  • Total Fat: 7g
  • Cholesterol: 45mg
  • Sodium: 130mg
  • Total Carbohydrates: 6g
  • Protein: 3g

Daily Values

0%
Vitamin A 6%
0%
Vitamin C 4%
0%
Iron 0%
0%
Calcium 2%

Recipe Source:

Hy-Vee Seasons Holiday 2016