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Crab Cakes Italiano

Posted by on May. 8, 2012 at 1:48 PM
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Crab Cakes Italiano from the Pillsbury site!

Crab Cakes Italiano Recipe

Pesto easily packs extra flavor into these prize-winning crab cakes. Mamma mia!

Prep Time: 35 Min

Total Time:

Makes: 8 servings

INGREDIENTS

Sauce
1/2
 cup mayonnaise or reduced-fat mayonnaise
2
 tablespoons purchased pesto

Crab Cakes
1
 lb. fresh lump crabmeat, cleaned and rinsed, or imitation crabmeat (surimi), shredded*
1/2
 cup Progresso┬« Italian Style Bread Crumbs
1/3
 cup mayonnaise or reduced-fat mayonnaise
2
 tablespoons purchased pesto
1
 egg, beaten
2
 tablespoons olive oil
Garnish, if desired
 Italian plum tomato slices
 Fresh basil sprigs
 Julienne-cut sun-dried tomatoes

DIRECTIONS

1In small bowl, combine sauce ingredients; mix well. Cover; refrigerate until serving time.2In large bowl, combine all crab cake ingredients except olive oil; mix well. Using 1/3 cup mixture for each, shape into eight 3-inch patties.3Heat oil in large nonstick skillet over medium heat until hot. Add patties; cook 4 to 5 minutes on each side or until golden brown and thoroughly cooked. Drain on paper towels. Serve crab cakes topped with sauce. Garnish as desired.
* To substitute for fresh crabmeat, canned crabmeat, drained, or frozen crabmeat, thawed and drained, can be used.
by on May. 8, 2012 at 1:48 PM
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amyjane22
by Amy on May. 8, 2012 at 2:52 PM

Wow, that looks so delicious!

snuggiewoogie
by on May. 8, 2012 at 4:44 PM

 I am a huge fan of Crab, Steamed Crab, Crab Cakes, Crab Dip. I will make this one!good

MamaMandee
by Mandee on May. 8, 2012 at 5:33 PM

Im not but I thought it looked good! 

Quoting snuggiewoogie:

 I am a huge fan of Crab, Steamed Crab, Crab Cakes, Crab Dip. I will make this one!good


KaylaMillar
by Kayla on May. 8, 2012 at 5:38 PM
DH would love these
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