California Crab Melt

California Crab Melt

Crab tops baquette slices for an easy appetizer recipe.

20 min. prep time
20 appetizers
141 Rating


1 (8-ounce) package crabmeat or imitation crabmeat, thawed if necessary
1/2 cup light mayonnaise
1/4 cup sliced green onions
6 ounces (1 1/2 cups) LAND O LAKES® Swiss Cheese, shredded
1/2 teaspoon garlic salt
1/4 teaspoon paprika
20 slices sourdough or French bread baguette (about 3-inches wide)


Heat broiler. Shred or coarsely chop crabmeat.

Stir together crabmeat and all remaining ingredients except bread in medium bowl.

Place bread slices on large baking sheet. Broil 5 to 6 inches from heat until toasted (1 to 2 minutes). Turn bread slices over; spread each with about 1 tablespoon crabmeat mixture. Broil 5 to 6 inches from heat until cheese is bubbly (2 to 3 minutes). Serve immediately.

Recipe Tip

Serve this easy crab appetizer as a main dish meal by using regular French bread.

Nutrition Facts (1 appetizer)

Calories: 90

Fat: 4g

Cholesterol: 20mg

Sodium: 190mg

Carbohydrates: 7g

Dietary Fiber: 3g

Protein: 6g

Recipe #6160©1995Land O'Lakes, Inc.

Recipe Comments & Reviews

We love crab and this is an excellent snack/appetizer... easy and very tasty!

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