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Crab Stuffed Mushrooms Recipe

Crab Stuffed Mushrooms       

1 pound fresh mushrooms, approximately 35-40
1/4 cup celery, finely chopped
2 tablespoons onion, finely chopped
2 tablespoons red bell pepper, finely chopped
1/2 pound crab claw meat
2 cups oyster crackers crushed
1/2 cup cheddar cheese, shredded
1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
1/4 teaspoon onion powder
1/4 teaspoon black pepper, ground
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 egg
1/2 cup water 6 white cheddar cheese, slices

Preheat oven to 400 degrees

Saute celery, onion, and pepper in butter for 2 minutes, transfer to a plate and cool in the refrigerator
While vegetables cool, wash mushrooms and remove stems Set caps to the side and finely chop half of the stems. Discard the other half of the stems or use elsewhere

Combine the sautéed vegetables, chopped mushroom stems, and all other ingredients (except cheese slices) and mix well

Place mushroom caps in individual buttered casseroles or baking dishes (about 6 caps each) Spoon 1 teaspoon of stuffing into each mushroom Cover with sliced cheese Bake in oven for 12-15 minutes until cheese is lightly browned.

Serves: 6

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