Baked Avocado And Crabmeat Recipe

Summary

Servings8Cuisine
CourseMain Ingredient

Ingredients

 Avocados4
 Lemon juice1 Tablespoon
 Garlic8 Clove (40 gm)
 Butter2 Tablespoon
 All purpose flour2 Tablespoon
 Half and half1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Crabmeat1 Pound
 Mushrooms1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Dry sherry2 Tablespoon
 Salt1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Pepper white1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Sugar1 Pinch
 Shredded sharp cheddar cheese1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 340 Calories from Fat 208

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 25 g38.3%

Saturated Fat 7.6 g38%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 81.2 mg

Sodium 589.5 mg24.6%

Total Carbohydrates 17 g5.7%

Dietary Fiber 7.4 g29.7%

Sugars 2 g

Protein 16 g31.7%

Vitamin A 8.6% Vitamin C 42.7%

Calcium 16.7% Iron 5.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

Cut avocados in half lengthwise; remove seed, and peel.
Brush with lemon juice.
Place garlic clove and 1 tablespoon lemon juice in each avocado half; set aside.
Melt butter in a heavy saucepan over low heat; add flour, stirring until smooth.
Cook 1 minute, stirring constantly.
Gradually add the half-and-half; cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until sauce is thickened and bubbly.
Stir in next 6 ingredients.
Remove garlic and lemon juice from avocado halves and discard; fill each avocado half with crabmeat mixture.
Place avocados in a 13- x 9- x 2-inch baking pan.
Bake at 350° for 10 minutes.
Sprinkle with cheese; bake an additional 5 minutes.
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