4 slices bread
1 Tbsp. margarine
1 1/2 Tbsp. flour
2/3 c. half and half
1/2 tsp. salt
1/8 tsp. nutmeg
dash of paprika
generous dash of pepper
2 Tbsp. water
dash of garlic salt
2 (6 oz.) pkg. frozen King
Crab, thawed and thoroughly
drained or 2 (6 1/2 to
7 1/2 oz.) cans King Crab,
1/3 c. grated, mild processed
About 30 minutes before serving, preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
Toast bread in oven until golden brown. Turn; toast other
side. Meanwhile in medium saucepan, melt margarine. Stir in
flour, stirring constantly. Slowly add half and half. Cook,
stirring until thickened and smooth. Stir in salt, nutmeg,
paprika, pepper, garlic salt and sherry. Add crab. Heat,
stirring, to simmering. Turn into 1 quart casserole dish;
sprinkle with cheese. Put in broiler until cheese melts and is
To serve: Cut toast into quarters. Use as a "nest" for
the crab. Yields 4 servings; 275 calories per serving.
Diabetic exchange: 2 meat; 1 bread; 1/2 milk and 1 fat.
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