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Quick Crab Melts Recipe

Quick Crab Melts Recipe

Two types of cheese on top of a savory crab mixture make these open-faced sandwiches ooey-gooey good! I usually serve them for dinner, but they make a great app when cut in half. —Donna Bennett, Bramalea, Ontario
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min. YIELD:2 servings


  • 1 can (6 ounces) crabmeat, drained, flaked and cartilage removed
  • 3 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 5 teaspoons finely chopped celery
  • 1 tablespoon minced green onion
  • 2 English muffins, split
  • 4 slices tomato
  • 4 thin slices cheddar cheese
  • 4 thin slices Monterey Jack cheese
  • Paprika


  • 1. Preheat broiler. In a small bowl, mix crab, mayonnaise, celery and green onion until blended. Place muffin halves on an ungreased baking sheet.
  • 2. Broil 4-6 in. from heat until toasted. Spread with crab mixture. Top with tomato and cheeses; sprinkle with paprika. Broil until bubbly. Yield: 2 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving equals 492 calories, 29 g fat (10 g saturated fat), 123 mg cholesterol, 1,055 mg sodium, 28 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 29 g protein.