Hot Crab Crostini

Creamy hot crab dip tastes great on top of crunchy baguette slices. Serve it to guests in 30 minutes!

  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 30 min
  • ingredients 9
  • servings 24

Ingredients

1/2
French baguette, cut into 1/4-inch slices (24 slices)
1
tablespoon olive or vegetable oil
1
can (6 ounces) crabmeat, well drained and flaked
1
jar (2 ounces) diced pimientos, well drained
2
ounces shredded Swiss cheese (1/2 cup)
1/2
cup grated Parmesan cheese
1/4
cup chive and onion cream cheese spread (from 8-ounce container)
1/4
teaspoon red pepper sauce
1
tablespoon chopped fresh chives
  • 1 Heat oven to 400°. Place bread slices on large ungreased cookie sheet. Brush tops lightly with oil. Bake 3 to 5 minutes or until crisp and very light brown.
  • 2 Meanwhile, mix remaining ingredients except chives in medium bowl. Spread 1 rounded table-spoonful crabmeat mixture on each bread slice.
  • 3 Bake about 5 minutes or until filling is hot and cheese is melted. Sprinkle with chives.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Appetizer
    Calories
    125
    (
    Calories from Fat
    35),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    4g
    4%
    (Saturated Fat
    2g,
    2%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    10mg
    10%;
    Sodium
    260mg
    260%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    16g
    16%
    (Dietary Fiber
    1g
    1%
    ),
    Protein
    6g
    6%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Iron
    6%;
    Exchanges:
    1 Starch;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    1
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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