Wednesday, August 27, 2008

Crab Stuffed Mushroom Caps

Usually when one thinks of stuffed mushrooms, one thinks of dining at a sophisticated restaurant. Why wait for a special occasion? Make them at home! They're super simple to make and they're SO delicious! Piled high with crab stuffing, they make every meal into a special occasion!

6 large fresh mushrooms
6 tbs melted butter
1 (7 1/2 oz.) can crab meat
4 tbs. soft bread crumbs
1 egg, lightly beaten
2 tbs. mayonnaise
2 tbs. chopped green onion
salt and pepper to taste
big pinch Old Bay seasoning

Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Remove stems from mushrooms. Brush caps with melted butter. Arrange in greased baking dish. Drain and flake crab meat. Combine crab meat, 2 tablespoons crumbs, egg, mayonnaise, green onions, pepper and 2 tablespoons butter in small bowl.
Mound each mushroom cap with some of the crab mixture. Combine 2 tablespoons butter and remaining bread crumbs; sprinkle over crab stuffing. Bake for 15-20 minutes. Serve hot.

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