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Swiss ‘n’ Crab Supper Pie

Though some parts of Alaska are suitable for farming, we're on the Gulf, where commercial fishing is the main industry. Crab is plentiful here, and so is salmon, halibut, shrimp and sea herring. You don't need fresh crab for this delicious, easy-to-make supper pie, though-with canned crabmeat, it becomes a great "off-the-shelf" meal. Hope your family enjoys it as much as mine does!
  • Total Time
    Prep: 15 min. Bake: 45 min. + standing
  • Makes
    6-8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 refrigerated pie pastry
  • 1 can (6 ounces) lump crabmeat, drained
  • 1 cup shredded Swiss cheese
  • 2 green onions, thinly sliced
  • 3 large eggs, beaten
  • 1 cup half-and-half cream
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon grated lemon zest
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground mustard
  • Dash mace
  • 1/4 cup sliced almonds

Directions

  • Line a 9-in. tart pan with unpricked pastry shell; line pastry with heavy-duty foil. Bake at 450° for 5 minutes. Remove foil.
  • Arrange crab evenly in baked crust. Top with cheese and green onions. Combine remaining ingredients except almonds; pour into tart shell. Top with almonds.
  • Bake at 325° for 45 minutes or until set. Let stand for 10 minutes before serving.

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