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Three Cheese Crab Quesadillas

Three Cheese Crab QuesadillasThese three cheese and crab quesadillas make delicious appetizers that are great for entertaining.

Recipe Ingredients:

1 1/2 cups (8-ounces) fresh, cooked or chopped imitation crab meat
1 cup shredded Monterey Jack cheese - divided use
1/2 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese
1 (12-ounce) jar seafood cocktail sauce - divided use
2 green onions, thinly sliced
1 clove garlic, finely chopped
8 (8-inch) soft taco-size flour tortillas
2 tablespoons butter or 2 tablespoons if needed - divided use

Cooking Directions:

  1. Combine crab meat, 1/2 cup Monterey Jack cheese, mozzarella cheese, cheddar cheese, 1/2 cup cocktail sauce, green onions and garlic in medium bowl; mix well. Spread about 1/2 cup mixture onto each of 4 tortillas; sprinkle evenly with remaining Monterey Jack cheese. Top with remaining tortillas.
  2. Melt about 2 teaspoons butter in large skillet over medium-high heat. Add one quesadilla; cook for 2 to 3 minutes on each side or until golden brown. Repeat with remaining butter and quesadillas. Cut each quesadilla into eight wedges. Serve with remaining cocktail sauce.

Makes 32 servings.

Recipe and photograph provided courtesy of the American Dairy Association.