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Creamy Crabmeat Au Gratin

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  Mushrooms 1⁄2 Pound, quartered
  Unsalted butter 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), melted and divided
  Lump crabmeat 1 Pound, fresh, drained
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Ground white pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Unsalted butter 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  All purpose flour 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Whipping cream 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Chablis/Other dry white wine 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Fresh lemon juice 2 Teaspoon
  Canned artichoke hearts 14 Ounce, drained and quartered
  Fine dry breadcrumbs 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Freshly grated parmesan cheese 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Paprika 1 Teaspoon

Saute mushrooms in 3 tablespoons butter in a large skillet over high heat 4 minutes or until tender.
Remove from heat, and stir in crabmeat, 1/4 teaspoon salt, and 1/4 teaspoon pepper; set aside.
Melt 1/4 cup butter in a heavy saucepan; add flour, stirring until smooth.
Cook 1 minute, stirring constantly.
Gradually add whipping cream and wine; cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until thick.
Stir in lemon juice, 1/4 teaspoon salt, and 1/4 teaspoon pepper.
Stir in crabmeat mixture and artichoke.
Spoon into a buttered shallow 2-quart baking dish.
Combine breadcrumbs, Parmesan cheese, paprika, and remaining 1 tablespoon melted butter.
Sprinkle over crabmeat mixture.
Bake, uncovered, at 400° for 15 minutes or until lightly browned.

Recipe Summary

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Main Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2786 Calories from Fat 1670

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 188 g289.3%

Saturated Fat 116.8 g583.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 600.8 mg200.3%

Sodium 3229.3 mg134.6%

Total Carbohydrates 102 g33.9%

Dietary Fiber 27.3 g109.4%

Sugars 23.6 g

Protein 145 g290.9%

Vitamin A 112.8% Vitamin C 99.4%

Calcium 73.3% Iron 56.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Creamy Crabmeat Au Gratin Recipe