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Swiss And Crab Pie

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Ingredients
  9 inch single crust pie pastry 1
  Natural swiss cheese 4 Ounce, shredded
  Canned crab meat 7 1⁄2 Ounce, drained, flaked and cartilage removed (1 can)
  Green onions with tops 2 , sliced
  Eggs 3 , beaten
  Light cream 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Lemon peel 1⁄2 Teaspoon, grated
  Dry mustard 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Ground mace 1 Dash
  Sliced almonds 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Preheat oven to temperature 325 degrees.
2) Use the pastry to line a 9-inch pie plate.

MAKING
3) Over the bottom of the unbaked shell, sprinkle the cheese.
4) Top the cheese with the crab and spirnkle with onions.
5) Combine together all the remaining ingredients, except the almonds, and mix well.
6) Over the crab, pour the mixture and sprinkle the almonds.
7) Bake in the preheated oven for about 45 minutes, till a knife inserted between the center and edge emerges clean.
8) Take the preparation out of the oven and allow to stand for about 10 minutes.

SERVING
9) Serve the Swiss and Crab Pie while it is still hot. Cut into wedges before serving. Makes a good main course dish.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Pie
Ingredient: 
Crab
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
50 Minutes
Ready In: 
60 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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