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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    Servings and Ingredients

    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