Amazing Crab Shells

Amazing Crab Shells

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"My family calls this 'those crab thingies' (even the adults), but they request it every holiday, and make up holidays so they can get me to make it."

Ingredients

2 h 40 m {{adjustedServings}} servings 130 cals
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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 130 kcal
  • 6%
  • Fat:
  • 4.9 g
  • 8%
  • Carbs:
  • 15.8g
  • 5%
  • Protein:
  • 5.4 g
  • 11%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 22 mg
  • 7%
  • Sodium:
  • 278 mg
  • 11%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Bring a large pot of salted water to boil, and add pasta shells; boil until al dente. Drain well.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, combine cream cheese, crab, shrimp, onion, celery, mayonnaise, sugar, salt, pepper and lemon juice; mix well.
  3. Stuff cream cheese mixture into the jumbo pasta shells. Chill for at least 2 hours before serving.
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The filling recipe for the shells is excellent if you leave out the sugar and sub sour cream for the mayo. I put two teaspoons of filling into a mini puff pastry shells found in the frozen food ...

Skip the shells and serve this as a dip! I made this for Thanksgiving and put half of the mixture in jumbo pasta shells as suggested, and served the rest of the mixture as a dip, accompanied ...

These were easy. Nobody seemed to care for them. I tought the cream cheese overpowered the seafood.