Imperial Crab Stuffed Potatoes
Note: This is hearty enough to be served as a main dish, along with a salad.
3 large baking potatoes ½ cup milk ½ pound crabmeat ¾ teaspoon OLD BAY seasoning ¾ cup sour cream ¼ cup mayonnaise ¼ cup chopped green pepper ½ teaspoon salt ¼ teaspoon black pepper 2 beaten egg whites ¾ cup grated cheddar cheese, divided Green pepper for garnish
Directions: Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Wash Potatoes and bake at 400 degrees for 1 hour or until done. Cut potatoes in half lengthwise and carefully scoop put potato. Set shells aside. In a large mixing bowl, put potato and milk and mash well. Stir in crab meat and OLD BAY seasoning. Add sour cream, mayonnaise, green pepper, salt and pepper and mix well. In a small bowl, beat egg whites until foamy and stir into crab mixture. Mix in ½ cup grated cheese. Fill empty shells with crab mixture and top with remaining ¼ cup of cheese. Garnish with green pepper ring. Place potatoes on baking pan, reduce oven to 350 degrees and bake at 350 until brown, approximately 20 minutes. Serve hot as a main or side dish.
Yield: 3 main dish or 6 side dish servings.