Crab Cakes Italiano
INGREDIENTS
  • SAUCE:
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons purchased pesto
  • CRAB CAKES
  • 1 pound imitation crab -- shredded
  • 1/2 cup italian style breadcrumbs
  • 1/3 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons purchased pesto
  • 1 egg -- beaten
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
DIRECTIONS
  1. In small bowl, combine sauce ingredients; mix well. Cover; refrigerate until serving time.
  2. In large bowl, combine crab cake ingredients; mix well. Shape into 8 3" patties.
  3. Heat oil in large skillet over medium heat until hot. Add patties; cook 4-5 minutes on each side or until golden brown and thoroughly cooked. Drain on paper towels. Serve crab cakes topped with sauce. Garnish with tomato slices, basil springs, or julienned sun-dried tomatoes if desired.