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.

  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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.
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