Artichoke-Crab Spread

Slow cook this delicious artichoke and imitation crabmeat spread and serve as a great appetizer over bread slices.

  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 60 min
  • ingredients 7
  • servings 3

Ingredients

1
can (14 ounces) artichoke heart quarters, drained and coarsely chopped
1
package (8 ounces) cream cheese, cubed
4
medium green onions, sliced (1/4 cup)
1
cup shredded imitation crabmeat (4 ounces)
1/2
cup grated Parmesan cheese
4
teaspoons lemon juice
French baguette or cocktail rye bread slices, for serving, if desired
  • 1 Spray inside of 1- to 2 1/2-quart slow cooker with cooking spray.
  • 2 Place all ingredients except bread in cooker.
  • 3 Cover and cook on low heat setting 1 to 1 1/4 hours (or high heat setting 30 to 45 minutes) or until cream cheese is melted. Stir until cheese is smooth.
  • 4 Scrape down side of cooker with rubber spatula to help prevent edge of spread from scorching. Turn to low heat setting.
  • 5 Serve with bread slices. Spread will hold up to 3 hours.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Tablespoon
    Calories
    25
    (
    Calories from Fat
    20),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    2g
    2%
    (Saturated Fat
    1g,
    1%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    5mg
    5%;
    Sodium
    80mg
    80%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    1g
    1%
    (Dietary Fiber
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Protein
    1g
    1%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Iron
    0%;
    Exchanges:
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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