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Crab & Artichoke Dip Recipe

Whenever my girlfriends and I got together this rich and creamy dip always accompanied our favorite bottle of wine. Because the recipe relies on the convenience of a slow cooker, it's a great addition to holiday gatherings, too! —Connie McKinney, Marshall, Missouri
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Cook: 2 hours YIELD:14 servings

Ingredients

  • 3 cups fresh baby spinach
  • 1 can (14 ounces) water-packed artichoke hearts, rinsed, drained and chopped
  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 2 cups (8 ounces) shredded Havarti cheese
  • 1 can (6 ounces) lump crabmeat, drained
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • Assorted crackers

Directions

  • 1. In a large saucepan, bring 1/2 in. of water to a boil. Add spinach; cover and boil for 3-5 minutes or until wilted. Drain.
  • 2. In a 1-1/2-qt. slow cooker, combine the artichokes, cheeses, crabmeat, sour cream, salt, pepper and spinach. Cover and cook on low for 2-3 hours or until cheese is melted. Serve with crackers. Yield: 3-1/2 cups.

Nutritional Facts

1/4 cup (calculated without crackers) equals 158 calories, 12 g fat (8 g saturated fat), 50 mg cholesterol, 279 mg sodium, 3 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 9 g protein.