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The Best Crab Casserole

By Paula Deen


Difficulty: Easy

Prep time: 10 minutes

Cook time: 10 minutes

Servings: 10


  • 1/2 cup buttered soft breadcrumbs
  • pinch pepper
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 1/4 cup sliced stuffed green olives
  • 3/4 cup half and half
  • 6 hard boiled diced eggs
  • 1 cup soft breadcrumbs
  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 (6.5 oz) can drained crabmeat
  • for garnish sliced olives


Preheat oven to 350 °F.

In a large bowl, break up the crabmeat in chunks. Add the mayonnaise, soft breadcrumbs, half and half, eggs, onion, olives, parsley, salt, and pepper, and fold together. Divide the mixture among greased individual bakers or spoon it into a 1 quart casserole dish. Top with the buttered crumbs and bake for 20 to 25 minutes. Garnish with olive slices.