Easy Creole Crabmeat Au Gratin Recipe

This Crabmeat au gratin recipe always reminds me of a little restaurant on Lake Pontchartrain in Metairie, Louisiana, just outside New Orleans.  It’s filled with tons of crab and a mixture of gooey cheeses. Served with warm crusty french bread and a simple green salad.

Serving suggestions (great if you end up with leftovers):

  • Serve over a baked potato.
  • Make a panini – top your favorite roll with crab mixture and a slice of brie and you have an awesome crab sandwich.
  • Top a Filet Mignon with crabmeat au gratin
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Creole Crabmeat Au Gratin

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes
Servings: 8
Calories: 134kcal
This is a super easy, yet elegant crabmeat dinner.  Serve with just a simple salad, lots of crusty french bread and raw or just barely blanched veggies.  
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Ingredients

  • 8 ounce package of cream cheese - softened
  • 1/2 cup non fat sour cream
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 2 - 3 teaspoons of Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • pinch of garlic salt to taste
  • couple dashes of Tabasco
  • 1/2 - 3/4 of a pound of canned or fresh crab meat
  • 1/4 cup blue cheese or Gorgonzola crumbles
  • 1/4 cup or more Mexican or Italian cheese blend
  • Assorted crackers, tortilla chips, bread and veggies for dipping

Instructions

  • Remove any cartilage from crab.
  • In a large bowl mix cream cheese, sour cream, Dijon mustard, lemon juice, garlic salt, blue cheese, and Tabasco until smooth. Carefully fold in the crab meat. 
  • Spoon equal amounts into 6 ramekins and top with cheese blend.
  • Bake @ 400 for 20 to 30 minutes, until the cheese is a little browned and crab mix is bubbly. 

Notes

 
 
Serve with a simple green salad with lots of warm crusty French Bread.
 
To serve as a party dip or holiday starter cook in a 1-quart casserole.
 
 
 
 

Nutrition

Calories: 134kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 38mg | Sodium: 213mg | Potassium: 68mg | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 475IU | Vitamin C: 0.7mg | Calcium: 86mg | Iron: 0.1mg
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