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Crabmeat Quiche

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Ingredients
  Crabmeat 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs) (Fresh Or Canned)
  Chopped celery 1 Tablespoon
  Chopped onion 1 Tablespoon
  Finely chopped parsley 2 Tablespoon
  Sherry 2 Tablespoon
  9 inch pie pastry 1 (Unbaked, Single Crust)
  Eggs 4 , lightly beaten
  Cream/1 cup each milk and cream 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Nutmeg 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  White pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Discard the shells and cartilage from the crabmeat, then combine with the onion, parsely, celery and sherry and allow to chill for 1 hour.
2) Preheat the oven to 450° F.

MAKING
3) In a 9 inch pie plate, line the pastry and bake for 5 minutes.
4) Evenly spread the crabmeat mixture inside the partially baked pastry shell.
5) Mix the cream, nutmeg, eggs, salt and pepper, then strain the mixture over the crabmeat mixture.
6) Bake in the preheated oven for 15 minutes.
7) Lower the oven temperature to 350° F and bake for further 10 minutes.

SERVING
8) Slice and serve in a nice plate.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
French
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Baked
Ingredient: 
Crab
Interest: 
Gourmet, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes

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