Old Fashioned Deviled Crab


adapted from Mrs Wilkes’ Famous Recipes

1 green bell pepper
1 medium yellow onion
2 stalks celery
1 lb fresh crab meat
½ cup bread crumbs
1 tbsp Dijon mustard
1 tbsp mayonnaise
(to be really retro add 1 tbsp ketchup

Dice bell pepper, onion and celery.  Sauté until golden brown in a mixture of olive oil and a little butter. 

In a bowl, combine all other ingredients and mix well. 

Preheat oven to 400° F.

Spoon a generous but not heaping amount into ceramic crab shells and bake for 20 minutes.

Serve as a first course with white wine or vodka.  

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