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Crabmeat Casserole

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Ingredients

1-1/2 tablespoons butter
4 tablespoons shredded cheese (your choice)
2 tablespoons flour
1 dash salt
1 dash pepper
1-1/2 cups whole milk
1 pimiento, chopped
1 can (4 ounces) mushroom pieces, sauteed in small amount of butter
1/2 pound imitation crabmeat, cut up
1 sealed package of saltine cracker crumbs
3 tablespoons butter or margarine, for topping

Instructions

In 2-quart saucepan, blend 1-1/2 tablespoons butter, cheese, flour, salt and pepper. Add milk and cook over low heat to form sauce. Saute mushrooms in small amount of butter. Add the pimientos, mushrooms and crabmeat to the sauce. Place mixture in a buttered 2-quart casserole. Top with cracker crumbs (thick layer) and dot with 3 tablespoons butter. Bake at 350 degrees until butter is melted and cracker crumbs browned.

Janis Kinney
Moline



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