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Herb-Crab Spread

Herb-Crab Spread
  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 45 min
  • Ingredients 8
  • Servings 24
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.
Updated May 7, 2009

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

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.

  • Increase the amount of red pepper sauce for more zip.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
80
Calories from Fat
50
Total Fat
6g
9%
Saturated Fat
2 1/2g
13%
Trans Fat
1g
Cholesterol
15mg
6%
Sodium
120mg
5%
Potassium
50mg
1%
Total Carbohydrate
5g
2%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
0g
Protein
3g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%
4%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
2%
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 Choice
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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