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Oyster Casserole Recipe

The holidays are the perfect time to indulge in a rich and buttery dish like this. You can assemble and refrigerate it the night before, then top with the remaining crumbs and seasonings just before baking.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 20 min. YIELD:9 servings

Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 cups crushed butter-flavored crackers (about 38 crackers)
  • 1/2 cup butter, melted
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 pint shucked fresh oysters, drained
  • 1/3 cup condensed cream of mushroom soup, undiluted
  • 2 tablespoons milk

Directions

  • 1. In a small bowl, toss the cracker crumbs and butter. In another bowl, combine the salt, nutmeg and pepper. In a greased 11-in. x 7-in. baking dish, layer half of the crumbs, half of the oysters and 1/4 teaspoon of seasoning mixture.
  • 2. Combine soup and milk; pour over the top. Layer with remaining oysters and another 1/4 teaspoon of seasoning mixture. Top with remaining crumbs and seasonings. Bake, uncovered, at 400° for 20-25 minutes or until hot and bubbly. Yield: 9 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (3/4 cup) equals 203 calories, 15 g fat (7 g saturated fat), 48 mg cholesterol, 399 mg sodium, 13 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 4 g protein.