The Best Crab Casserole

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 28 min
  • Prep: 8 min
  • Cook: 20 min
  • Yield: 4 to 6 servings
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1 (6 1/2-ounce) can crabmeat, drained

1 cup mayonnaise

1 cup soft bread crumbs, plus 1/2 cup buttered soft bread crumbs

3/4 cup half-and-half

6 hard-boiled eggs, diced

1 cup chopped onion

1/4 cup sliced stuffed green olives, plus slices for garnish

1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley leaves

3/4 teaspoon salt

Pinch pepper

Olive slices, for garnish


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. In a large bowl, break the crabmeat in chunks. Add the mayonnaise, 1 cup soft bread crumbs, half-and-half, eggs, onion, olives, parsley, salt, and pepper, and fold together. Divide the mixture among greased individual ramekins 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.