Blue Crab Melt

Ingredients

  • 18 ounce dough ball
  • 1-1/4 cups Crab Mix Base (recipe follows)*
  • 4 ounces mozzarella, shredded
  • 1/2 cup lightly packed fresh flat-leaf spinach
  • 1/4 cup lightly packed fresh flat-leaf spinach
  • 1/4 cup roasted red peppers
  • 1/2 cup artichoke hearts, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon fresh basil chopped
  • 2 ounces soft goat cheese
  • 2 tablespoons Asiago cheese, grated
  • 12 teaspoon Old Bay seasoning

*CRAB MIX BASE

  • 1/2 cup ricotta cheese
  • 1 tablespoon grated Asiago
  • 6 ounces blue crab
  • 2 tablespoons heavy cream
  • 1/2 teaspoon Old Bay seasoning
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 2 tablespoons pesto
  • 1 tablespoon lemon zest

Blend all ingredients together until smooth.

Instructions Spread out dough and dust bottom with cornmeal. Spread 1-1/4 cups of Crab Mix across dough, leaving 1/2-inch around the edges. Layer on mozzarella. Evenly layer remaining ingredients, finishing with grated Asiago and a dusting of Old Bay seasoning. Bake at 550 F 8-10 minutes.

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