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Crab, Cream Cheese, Caramelized Onion Nachos

INGREDIENTS
2 onions, chopped and roasted
4 roasted garlic cloves
1 8 oz. pkg cream cheese, room temperature
1/2 cup mayo
2 tsp. lemon juice
1/2 tsp. sea salt
1 lb. crab meat
2 cups cheddar cheese, shredded (divided)
Tortilla Chips
3 green onions, chopped for garnish

DIRECTIONS
~ To Roast Onions ~
Arrange the onions on a sheet pan, drizzle with olive oil, sprinkle with salt and roast at 425-degrees for 20 to 25 minutes, stirring occasionally until tender and edges start to brown.

~ To Roast Garlic ~
Cut the top off the head of garlic exposing a bit of each each clove of garlic.
Place garlic head on a sheet of aluminum foil.
Drizzle olive oil on top, sprinkle with salt.
Wrap and seal the foil around the garlic gathering at the top.
Place in the oven and roast at 375-degrees for 30 minutes or until completely tender when poked with a fork or knife.
Allow to cool, remove from foil and set aside

Squeeze 4 roasted cloves out of the head of garlic and mash into a paste.
In a large bowl mix the softened cream cheese, mayo, lemon juice and sea salt.
Stir in the chopped crab meat, caramelized onions, mashed roasted garlic and 1 cup of cheddar cheese until mixed well.
Place 1 tsp. of crab and cream cheese filling on top of each tortilla chip.
Top each chip with remaining cheddar cheese.
Bake at 350-degrees for 3 to 5 minutes until cheese is melted and tortilla chips are crisp.
Garnish with green onions and serve.


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