1 cup onion, chopped fine
1 stalk celery, chopped fine
1 cup butter
1/2 cup flour
13 oz. can evaporated milk
2 egg yolks, beaten
1 tsp. salt or to taste
1/2 tsp. red pepper or to taste
1/4 tsp. black pepper or to taste
1 lb. white crabmeat
1/2 lb. grated American cheese or to liking
Saute onions and celery in butter until wilted. Blend in flour.
Gradually pour in milk, stirring constantly. Add more milk if needed.
Add egg yolks, salt, and peppers.
Cook for 5 minutes.
Place crabmeat in separate bowl. Pour cooked sauce over crabmeat.
GENTLY blend well, then transfer into a LIGHTLY greased casserole.
Sprinkle with grated American cheese.
Bake at 375 degrees for 10 - 15 minutes until lightly browned.