Crabby Potatoes Recipe
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Crabby Potatoes Recipe

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We have potatoes and crab festivals near our home. I combined the two ingredients into a recipe that gives potatoes a surprise taste.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 1-1/4 hours Bake: 30 min.
MAKES:6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 1-1/4 hours Bake: 30 min.
MAKES: 6 servings


  • 3 large baking potatoes
  • 1/2 cup butter, melted
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • 1 tablespoon mayonnaise
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 cans (6 ounces each) crabmeat, drained, flaked and cartilage removed
  • 3/4 cup shredded cheddar cheese, optional

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 327 calories, 18g fat (10g saturated fat), 68mg cholesterol, 275mg sodium, 33g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 3g fiber), 10g protein.


  1. Bake potatoes at 375° for 1 hour or until tender. Cool. Cut potatoes in half lengthwise. Scoop out the pulp and place in a bowl; set shells aside. Add butter to pulp and mash. Beat in milk, mayonnaise, salt and pepper until smooth. Fold in crab. Spoon into potato shells. Place in an ungreased 11-in. x 7-in. baking dish. Sprinkle with cheese if desired. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 30 minutes or until heated through. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Crabby Potatoes in Country June/July 1999, p51

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