Warm Chunky Crab Spread

Prep Time15 min
cook Time 20 min
Time to Table35 min

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


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


  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)


  • 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.


per serving
% Daily
Per1 tbsp (15 mL)
Fat4 g6%
Saturated Fat2 g
Trans Fat0 g
Saturated + Trans10%
Cholesterol10 mg
Sodium200 mg8%
Carbohydrate4 g1%
Fibre0 g
Sugar2 g
Protein3 g
Vitamin A6%
Vitamin C2%

Claims per serving

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

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