*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                             Crawfish Casserole
 
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 Serving Size  : 8    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Seafood                          Casseroles
                 Crawfish
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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                         --Paula St. Romain vcjk47b-
    1      package       (8 oz.) cream cheese -- cubed
    1                    Stick margarine
    2      tablespoon    Margarine
    2      pound         Peeled crawfish tails
    1      lg            Onion -- chopped
    1      lg            Bell pepper -- chopped
    1      package       (8 oz.) fresh mushrooms -- slic
    1                    (10 3/4oz.) can cream of
                         Mushroom soup
    1                    To 2 cups cooked rice
    1      tablespoon    Garlic powder -- or to taste
      1/2  teaspoon      Red pepper
    3                    Dashes white pepper
    1 1/2  cup           Grated Velvetta cheese
    1                    Cup canned fried onion rings
 
 In a double broiler, melt stick of butter and add cubed cream cheese. Stir over
low heat until cheese is melted. In seperate skillet, melt 2 tablespoons
margarine and saute' crawfish tails, onions, bell pepper and mushrooms until
seasonings are limp. Add the mushroom soup and cooked rice. Stir in garlic powder
and peppers. Add the cream cheese and margarine mixture to crawfish mixture. Stir
and check for seasoning. Put in greased casserole. Top with grated Velvetta
cheese and fried onion rings. Bake in 350* oven for 30 minutes or until bubbly.
Freezes well.
 Shrimp also can be substituted for the crawfish. (wrv)
 
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