Zesty Crab Spread

Makes325 mL
Prep Time10 min
chill Time 1 h
Time to Table70 min

This easy spread or dip can be made in a snap. For a more colourful presentation serve this dip in a hollowed out red pepper.


1/2 pkg (250 g) light cream cheese, softened
1/4 cup (50 mL) light sour cream
2 tsp (10 mL) lemon juice
1 tsp (5 mL) horseradish
1 clove garlic, minced
1 can (120 g) Clover Leaf Crabmeat 15% Leg meat, drained OR Clover Leaf Chunk Crabmeat, drained
1/3 cup (75 mL) finely diced red or green pepper
Minced fresh parsley or paprika (optional)


  1. In a small bowl beat cheese, sour cream, lemon juice, horseradish and garlic until smooth. Flake the crabmeat into bowl; stir in red pepper and mix until well blended.
  2. Spoon into serving dish. Cover and refrigerate.
  3. Uncover at time of serving and sprinkle with chopped parsley or paprika.
  4. Serve with crackers, sliced baguette, snow peas or endive leaves.


per serving
% Daily
Fat4 g6%
Saturated Fat2.5 g
Trans Fat0 g
Saturated + Trans13%
Cholesterol20 mg
Sodium140 mg6%
Carbohydrate2 g1%
Fibre0 g
Sugar2 g
Protein4 g
Vitamin A8%
Vitamin C10%

Claims per serving

Source of Vitamin A Source of Vitamin C
Source of Calcium 

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