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Crabmeat Casserole

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Ingredients

3 ounces uncooked small shell macaroni
2 tablespoons plus 2 teaspoons butter
1/2 cup onion, chopped
1/2 cup green pepper, chopped
1-1/2 tablespoons flour
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon dry mustard
1/4 teaspoon pepper
2 cups skim milk
8 ounces cooked crabmeat
1/2 cup mushrooms, sliced
1/2 teaspoon Worchestershire sauce
1/8 teaspoon hot sauce
3 ounces cheddar cheese, grated

Instructions

Cook macaroni in boiling water. Drain and set aside. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Melt butter in a 2-quart saucepan. Saute green pepper and onion until tender. Remove from heat. Stir in flour, salt, mustard and pepper until well blended. Gradually stir in milk. Bring to boil, stirring constantly, then reduce heat and simmer for 3 minutes and remove from heat. Add macaroni, crabmeat, mushrooms, Worchestershire sauce, hot sauce and 2 ounces of cheese. Mix until well blended. Turn into a 2-quart casserole dish. Sprinkle top with remaining 1 ounce of the cheese. Bake uncovered for 30 minutes or until bubbling hot and cheese is melted.

Deb Lamphier
Rock Island




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