Creamy Crab Casserole


Creamy Crab Casserole

Creamy Crab Casserole
15 Min

If, as they say, "imitation is the highest form of flattery," then this comforting recipe for Creamy Crab Casserole will win you genuine raves! Enjoy the best tastes of the sea in every bite!

What You'll Need

  • 1 (10-3/4-ounce) can condensed cream of mushroom soup
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1 pound frozen imitation crabmeat, thawed if frozen, coarsely chopped
  • 1 (10-ounce) package frozen asparagus spears, thawed, drained, and chopped
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 cups crushed cheese-flavored crackers
  • 1/3 cup butter, melted

What to Do

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Coat an 8-inch square baking dish with cooking spray.
  2. In a large bowl, combine soup, sour cream, crabmeat, asparagus, and pepper; mix well. Pour into prepared baking dish.
  3. In a small bowl, combine cracker crumbs and butter; mix well and sprinkle over crabmeat mixture.
  4. Bake 15 to 20 minutes, or until heated through. Serve immediately.




Nutritional InformationShow More

Servings Per Recipe: 4

  • Amount Per Serving % Daily Value *
  • Calories 620
  • Calories from Fat 365
  • Total Fat 41g 62 %
  • Saturated Fat 20g 99 %
  • Trans Fat 0.8g 0 %
  • Protein 18g 37 %
  • Amount Per Serving % Daily Value *
  • Cholesterol 104mg 35 %
  • Sodium 1,999mg 83 %
  • Total Carbohydrates 49g 16 %
  • Dietary Fiber 2.8g 11 %
  • Sugars 12g 0 %

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Does anyone have the nutritional info for this dish?

Hi! It can be seen above. :)

I am lucky enough to have easy access to real crab meat, what, if any changes would I need to make this recipe?

Hi there! You do not need to make any changes to the recipe if you have real crab meat. Enjoy!

I got tickled at the person who said it lacked some seasoning or something and then said she ate all servings Must not have been too bad I may try it and half and half crab and immitation might be a good idea or the canned crab But this is from fish so should not have tasted too far off The Old Bay might be a good idea I don't like the spicy seasonings where it is too hot but many do like them Ritz or the cheese crackers sound good As to adding cheese the Food Channel chefs on Chopped always criticize when cheese is used with fish I usually take what they say seriously except for the one who doesn't like red onion in a salad I love asparagus but don't buy frozen Right now the prices were pretty good on fresh Could just parboil them and chop themRead More up though I like to pan fry them in a bit of olive oil and some garlic and a bit of thyme I don't know what I am doing with spices but I try a bit of this and that as it pleases me I like Rosemary on chicken and like thyme too I like thyme in my veggie soup and sometimes rosemary as well I put bay leaves in my Italian sauces I like escarole and spinach or sometimes kale in my chicken broth soups along with whatever else Kale only for healthy not for taste I get it in juices and smoothies as well again for healthy sake I wonder how it would taste creamed like spinach Anyone know I like broccoli and only way to tell how it would taste would be to try it I think asparagus is a milder flavor and would go better with the crab meat Broccoli is just broccoli and I love in a salad or a side dish

how do ya.ll think brocoli would taste in it

I like broccoli, but it has such a strong taste that it overpowers most dishes that aren't meant to feature broccoli and I think it definitely would be too strong for a delicate flavor like crab, imitation or real. Best to keep the broccoli as a side.

Can I use something beside asparagus?

I think frozen, then thawed, peas would work well in this recipe. I am not a fan of asparagus.

PLEASE does any one have the recipe for crab caaserole like you get in chinese buffets??????????

I have the Dukan Diet book, and in it, it says that the imitation crab meat is very very good for you. It is made of some kind of fish that is caught in China, and is produced on the ocean as they catch it. Perhaps you should look it up. But it is aparently very very good for you. I hope this was helpful!!

I think the oldbay&cayenne or a little chipotle chile pepper would give it just the flavor your looking for. Other things you could try some lemon zest or dill seaoning,all favorable.

So I tried this in a low fat kind of way and although I ate all of the servings I did find it left something to be desired It definitely has potential I look forward to working on a tasty low fat version I did use the following low fat ingredients Fat Free Condensed Cream of Mushroom Soup and cups of crushed reduced fat Ritz crackers instead of cheese-flavored crackers cup light sour cream and cup fat free greek yogurt instead of sour cream and Brummel Brown vegetable oil and yogurt spread instead of butter It turned out to be PointsPlus on Weight Watchers see more nutrition info here http nutritiondata self com facts recipe I also tweeted about my beautiful crumb topping here http twitpic com hv gs I am definiteliy going to try real crabmeat and some spices the next time around Diva on a Diet http divaonadiet comRead More

What kind of spices would you use on this. I always have no fat Greek yogurt in the fridge, and light sour cream. Will check out the vegie oil etc. Making it without the cheese might affect the taste.

I wonder if you had followed the recipe if you might have enjoyed it more The crackers could make a difference and I am not sure it would save you much on fat The greek yogurt instead of light sour cream might make a difference from sour cream or even light sour cream I usually use Smart Balance instead of butter in most recipes and they are both very tasty That might be something to try instead of more yogurt spread Smart Balance has Omega oils as well I usually use olive oil for cooking rather than veggie oil I need to find a replacement for the Cream of Mushroom Soup as they all have too much salt in them Do you know most foods that are low fat are high in sugar Check that out as well I know what you are trying to do but the food companies messRead More us up with adding other ingredients Good luck I will check out your crumb topping

I have not made this recipe, but every time I try to cook with imitation crab the flavor never makes it through the cooking process. Maybe if you tried 1/2 real and 1/2 imitation it would be more flavorful. The cheese also sounds like a good addition.

I also tried this- and found it to be tasteless. Then I tried using real crabmeat and 1/4 cup shredded four-cheeses and sprinkled with Old Bay and found it to be quite the opposite.

I tried this recipe and altho it is creamy, I didn't find it real tasty. Infact it was almost tasteless. The asparagus was the only thing that gave any flavor to it.


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