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Dungeness Crab And Cheddar Bruschetta

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Ingredients
  Dungeness crab meat 1⁄2 Pound (Fresh)
  Mayonnaise 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Dried parsley flakes 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Dried dill weed 2 Teaspoon
  Finely minced chives 1 Tablespoon (Fresh)
  White pepper 1 Dash
  Tabasco sauce 1 Dash
  Fresh lemon juice 1 Tablespoon
  Grated extra sharp cheddar cheese 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Softened butter 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Peasant bread slices 8 (Round, 1/2 Inch Thick)
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Preheat the broiler.

MAKING
2) In a bowl add mayonnaise, parsley, dill weed, fresh chives, pepper, Tabasco sauce and lemon juice.
3) Gently add grated cheese till blended. Add more mayonnaise if desired.
4) Toast the bread lightly and spread butter on it.
5) Arrange toast on a ungreased baking sheet.
6) Mound crab mixture on each piece.
7) Sprinkle paprika over it.
8) Put the bread on the top rack of the oven. Broil till the cheese melts.

SERVING
9) Cut the bruschetta into four pieces and serve as appetizers.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Italian
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Broiled
Ingredient: 
Crab
Interest: 
Party
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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