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Bread Boat with Crab Spread

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Bread Boat with Crab Spread
  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 1 hr 20 min
  • Ingredients 11
  • Servings 6
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A fresh-baked Pillsbury™ French bread holds a tasty filling in an amazing appetizer that's perfect for a crowd.
Updated Nov 6, 2018

Ingredients

  • 1 can (11 oz) refrigerated Pillsbury™ Original French Bread
  • 1 cup shredded Asiago cheese (4 oz)
  • 1 package (3 oz) cream cheese, softened
  • 2 tablespoons mayonnaise or salad dressing
  • 1 tablespoon white wine Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1 small clove garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 can (14 oz) artichoke hearts, drained, chopped
  • 1 can (6 oz) crabmeat, well drained
  • 1 jar (2 oz) diced pimiento, drained
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley

Steps

  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F. Bake French loaf as directed on can. Cool 30 minutes.
  • 2
    In medium microwavable bowl, mix remaining ingredients except parsley. Set aside.
  • 3
    Cut 1 inch from top of loaf. Cut top into 1-inch pieces; place in serving basket. With sharp knife, cut around inside of loaf, leaving 1/2-inch-thick sides. Remove bread, leaving inside of loaf hollow. Cut removed bread into 1-inch pieces; place in serving basket.
  • 4
    Microwave cream cheese mixture uncovered on Medium (50%) 3 to 4 minutes or until hot, stirring twice. Spoon hot mixture into hollowed-out loaf. Sprinkle with parsley. Serve spread with bread pieces and/or crackers.

Tips from the Pillsbury Kitchens

  • tip 1
    Vary the flavor by substituting Swiss or pepper Jack cheese for the Asiago cheese.

Nutrition Information

350 Calories, 17g Total Fat, 18g Protein, 30g Total Carbohydrate, 4g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving (excluding hollowed-out loaf)
Calories
350
Calories from Fat
160
Total Fat
17g
27%
Saturated Fat
8g
41%
Trans Fat
1/2g
Cholesterol
65mg
22%
Sodium
820mg
34%
Potassium
370mg
11%
Total Carbohydrate
30g
10%
Dietary Fiber
4g
17%
Sugars
4g
Protein
18g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
25%
25%
Vitamin C
10%
10%
Calcium
25%
25%
Iron
15%
15%
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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