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Quick Crab Melts

 Quick Crab Melts
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
2 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 15 min.


  • 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


  • Preheat broiler. In a small bowl, mix crab, mayonnaise, celery and
  • green onion until blended. Place muffin halves on an ungreased
  • baking sheet.
  • 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.
Wine: Light-Bodied White Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.