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California Crab Melt

California Crab Melt

Crab tops baguette slices for an easy appetizer recipe.

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20 min
Prep Time
25 min
Total Time


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) Swiss cheese, chopped

1/2 teaspoon garlic salt

1/4 teaspoon paprika

20 slices (about 3-inches wide) sourdough or French bread baguette

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Heat broiler.

  2. STEP 2

    Shred or coarsely chop crabmeat.

  3. STEP 3

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

  4. STEP 4

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

Tip #1

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

Nutrition (1 appetizer)

90 Calories
4 Fat (g)
20 Cholesterol (mg)
190 Sodium (mg)
7 Carbohydrates (g)
3 Dietary Fiber
6 Protein (g)
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