Tuesday, March 8, 2011

Cajun Crab Stuffed Mushrooms


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Cajun Crab Stuffed Mushrooms

Prep Time: 20 Minutes

Cook Time: 10 Minutes

Ready In: 30 Minutes

Servings: 4

Ingredients:

1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese,

softened

1/2 cup shredded Colby-Monterey Jack

cheese

1 teaspoon seafood seasoning (such as

Old Bay®)

1/2 teaspoon Cajun seasoning

1/4 teaspoon cayenne hot pepper sauce,

or to taste (optional)

1/4 teaspoon garlic powder

1 (8 ounce) package imitation crabmeat,

flaked

1/4 cup Italian seasoned bread crumbs

1 (8 ounce) package crimini mushrooms,

stems removed

Directions:

1.

Preheat an oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease a 9x5 inch baking dish.

2.

Stir the cream cheese, Colby-Monterey Jack cheese, seafood seasoning, Cajun seasoning, hot pepper sauce, and garlic powder in a mixing bowl until smooth. Stir in the crabmeat and bread crumbs until evenly blended. Spoon the cheese mixture into the mushroom caps; set them filling-side-up into the prepared baking dish.

3.

Bake in the preheated oven for 7 minutes; set the oven to broil and broil until the tops are crisp and brown, about 3 minutes.

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