Herb-Crab Spread

Crackers go deep-sea diving into a bowl of this crab and herbed cream-cheese spread that's party perfect and easy to prepare ahead of time.

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  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 45 min
  • ingredients 8
  • servings 24
 

Ingredients

1
package (8 oz) cream cheese, softened
1
can (6 oz) lump crabmeat, drained
1/2
teaspoon minced garlic
1/4
teaspoon red pepper sauce
3
tablespoons chopped fresh basil
2
tablespoons chopped fresh oregano
1
sprig fresh basil
48
crackers or sliced bell peppers

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LOCATION

Steps

  • 1 In medium bowl with spoon, mix cream cheese, crabmeat, garlic, pepper sauce, chopped basil and oregano until well blended. Spoon into serving bowl. Cover; refrigerate at least 30 minutes to blend flavors. Garnish with oregano or basil sprig.
  • 2 Serve crab spread with crackers.
  • 1 In medium bowl with spoon, mix cream cheese, crabmeat, garlic, pepper sauce, chopped basil and oregano until well blended. Spoon into serving bowl. Cover; refrigerate at least 30 minutes to blend flavors. Garnish with oregano or basil sprig.
  • 2 Serve crab spread with crackers.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

Increase the amount of red pepper sauce for more zip.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
80
(
Calories from Fat
50),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
6g
6%
(Saturated Fat
2 1/2g,
2 1/2%
Trans Fat
1g
1%
),
Cholesterol
15mg
15%;
Sodium
120mg
120%;
Total Carbohydrate
5g
5%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
0g
0%
),
Protein
3g
3%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
2%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.