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Warm Chunky Crab Spread

Elegant and easy crab and cream cheese spread flavoured with wine that is wonderful served warm.

Makes  1 tbsp (15 mL)
Prep time
15 min
Cook Time
20 min
Time to Table
35 min

Ingredients

1 pkg (250 g)
light cream cheese, softened
1/4 cup (50 mL)
light mayonnaise
1
clove garlic, minced
1/4 tsp (1 mL)
pepper
1/2 cup (125 mL)
dry white wine
2
green onions, chopped
1/4 cup (50 mL)
grated Parmesan cheese, divided
1 pkg (227 g)
Clover Leaf Crab Delectables™, Flake Style, chopped, divided
2 tbsp (30 mL)
chopped fresh parsley

Preparation

  1. Beat cream cheese, mayonnaise, garlic and pepper until smooth. Gradually beat in wine. Stir in green onions, 2 tbsp (30 mL) Parmesan cheese and half the crab.
  2. Spread evenly in 8” (20 cm) pie plate; sprinkle with remaining crab and Parmesan. Bake at 375°F (190°C) about 20 minutes or until bubbling. Cool slightly; sprinkle with parsley. Serve with crackers.
  3. Makes approx. 3 cups (750 mL) 

Tips: 

  • For convenience, prepare this spread up to 24 hours ahead; cover and refrigerate.
  • Bake, uncovered, at serving time. Also great baked and served chilled.
  • Instead of wine, substitute 1/2 cup (125 mL) chicken broth.

Nutrition

Amount per serving% Daily Value
Calories
70
Fat
4 g
6%
Saturated Fat
2 g
Trans Fat
0 g
Saturated + Trans
10%
Cholesterol
10 mg
Sodium
200 mg
8%
Carbohydrate
4 g
1%
Fibre
0 g
Sugar
2 g
Protein
3 g
Vitamin A
6%
Vitamin C
2%
Calcium
6%
Iron

Claims Per Serving

- Low in Saturated Fat
- Trans Fat Free
- Low in Cholesterol
- Source of Vitamin A
- Source of Calcium

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