Artichoke & Crab Tartlets

Here is a great appetizer or lunch recipe that focuses on 2 of my favorite foods.  Artichokes and Crab!  You can’t go wrong serving this quick and easy appetizer at your next gathering of friends or family.  Serve this with a light and crisp white wine or a sparkling glass of champagne and enjoy!



Artichoke and Crab Tartlets

  • 5oz Boursin Cheese (or any garlic herb goat cheese)
  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 -14oz can artichoke hearts, chopped
  • 8 oz crab meat, pasteurized and picked of any shells
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper, cracked
  • 1/8 tsp cayenne pepper, ground
  • 2 tsp dijon style mustard
  • 24- mini phyllo tartlet shells (found in freezer pastry section)
  • 1/2 cup shredded parmesan



Preheat oven to 350 degrees.  In mixing bowl combine boursin cheese, mayonnaise, mustard and cayenne pepper.  Blend with a fork until smooth.  Stir in artichokes and crab meat.  Mix until everything is evenly combined.  Spoon 1 heaping tablespoon of filling into each tartlet shell.  Top with a pinch of shredded parmesan cheese.  Bake for 25 minutes or until cheese is melted and shells turn golden brown.