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                        Crab and Mushroom Casserole
 
 Recipe By     : Freeze With Ease copyright 1965
 Serving Size  : 6    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Casseroles                       Fish & Seafood
                 Freezer Meals
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    1      pound         mushrooms -- sliced
    8      tablespoons   butter -- divided
      1/3  cup           flour
   10      ounces        chicken broth
    1 1/2  cups          medium or light cream
                         salt and pepper -- to taste
    1 1/2  pounds        fresh crabmeat OR
    2      cans          canned crabmeat
                         buttered bread crumbs
                         American cheese -- grated
 
 Saute mushrooms in 2 T. butter for 5 minutes and set aside. Melt 6 T butter. Re
 move from heat and blend in flour. Add chicken broth, cream, salt and pepper. R
 eturn to heat and cook until thickened and smooth.
 
 In 6-cup casserole arrange in alternate layers the mushrooms, sauce and crabmea
 t. Sprinkle with bread crumbs and cheese. Freeze.
 
 To serve: put frozen casserole in 325 oven. Bake until brown and bubbly, 45 to 
 60 minutes. Defrosted casserole bakes at 350 for 30 minutes.
 
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