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Cajun Crawfish Bread

Ingredients

  • 1 loaf French bread halved lengthwise
  • 4 tbsp butter
  • 1/2 large yellow onion diced
  • 4 cloves garlic minced
  • 3 green onions diced
  • 1 lb crawfish tails cooked
  • 1 tsp Cajun seasoning
  • 1 8 oz package cream cheese softened
  • ½ cup mayo
  • 1 tsp spicy or Creole mustard
  • 1 cup Monterey Jack cheese shredded
  • 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese shredded
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • parsley chopped for garnish

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 375°.
  • In a large skillet, melt butter over medium heat then add onion.
  • Cook until softened then add garlic, stirring until fragrant.
  • Add crawfish and green onion and cook for about five minutes until heated.
  • Finally stir in cream cheese and Cajun seasoning until smooth and remove from heat.
  • In a bowl add mayo, mustard, and both shredded cheeses. Stir until smooth.
  • Add halved bread cut side up on a large baking sheet.
  • Spread mayo mixture on both bread halves.
  • Top each half with crawfish mixture, spreading to cover.
  • Sprinkle paprika all over the bread.
  • Bake until melted, about 15 minutes.
  • Turn oven to broil and brown for about 2 minutes.
  • Remove from oven and let cool slightly.
  • Sprinkle on parsley and slice and serve warm.