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Crabby's Grilled Cheese

Crabby's Grilled CheeseTwo kinds of cheese, tender sweet crab and thin slices of red onion take the classic grilled cheese sandwich to a whole new realm. Serve with wedges of lemon for that extra note of zesty tang.

Recipe Ingredients:

1 tablespoon cracked black pepper
1 tablespoon butter, extra for spreading
4 slices Italian or Vienna bread
2 slices Muenster cheese, halved
2 slices Monterey Jack cheese, halved
1/4 cup flaked white or blue crabmeat, fresh and/or canned
2 thin slices red onion

Cooking Directions:

  1. Sauté pepper in 1 tablespoon butter in skillet.
  2. Butter each slice of bread on one side.
  3. Place 2 bread slices, buttered side down, on top of pepper in skillet.
  4. On each slice of bread, layer 1/2 slice Muenster cheese, 1/2 slice Monterey Jack cheese, 2 tablespoons crabmeat, and half of the onions.
  5. Top each with remaining 1/2 slice Muenster cheese, 1/2 slice Monterey Jack cheese and bread, buttered side up.
  6. Grill over medium-low heat, turning carefully, until golden brown.

Makes 2 servings.

Recipe and photograph provided courtesy of the American Dairy Association.