Asparagus Crab Casserole Recipe
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Asparagus Crab Casserole Recipe

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On busy weeknights, you're sure to appreciate this creamy comfort food that seems special but can be put on the table in just 20 minutes. "Add a green salad, bread and a fruit dessert for a complete meal," suggests Diana Duda of Glenwood, Illinois.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES:8 servings
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TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES: 8 servings


  • 2 packages (8 ounces each) imitation crabmeat, flaked
  • 2 cups cooked rice
  • 1 package (12 ounces) frozen cut asparagus
  • 1 can (10-3/4 ounces) condensed broccoli cheese soup, undiluted
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1/3 cup chopped onion
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon butter, melted
  • 1 teaspoon dill weed
  • 1/2 teaspoon lemon-pepper seasoning
  • 1/4 cup sliced almonds, toasted, optional

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 cup) equals 174 calories, 6 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 14 mg cholesterol, 483 mg sodium, 22 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 8 g protein.


  1. In a large bowl, combine the first 10 ingredients. Transfer to a greased 2-qt. microwave-safe dish.
  2. Cover loosely and microwave on high for 3-5 minutes or until heated through, stirring twice. Sprinkle with almonds if desired. Yield: 8 servings.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.
Originally published as Asparagus Crab Casserole in Quick Cooking November/December 2004, p36

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.

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Reviewed Feb. 8, 2012

"I made this casserole for guests and they loved it. I had a rather busy schedule and made it in advance and froze it, and it turned out perfect. Thaw completely before baking it in the oven."

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