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Crabmeat Spread

 Crabmeat Spread
This versatile crab spread can be served warm or cold. Either way, it's delicious!
16 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 20 min.


  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons sour cream
  • 1 tablespoon sweet pickle relish
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1 pound canned crabmeat, drained, flaked and cartilage removed
  • 1 small onion, finely chopped
  • 1 celery rib, finely chopped
  • Paprika and pimiento-stuffed olives, optional
  • Assorted crackers or Italian bread slices


  • In a bowl, whisk the mayonnaise, sour cream, pickle relish and lemon
  • juice until blended. Stir in the crab, onion and celery. Transfer to
  • a serving bowl. Garnish with paprika and olives if desired. Serve
  • with crackers.
  • Or spread on slices of bread. Place on a baking sheet; broil 4-6 in.
  • from the heat for 1-2 minutes or until heated through. Yield: 3
  • cups.
Nutritional Facts: 2 tablespoons (calculated without crackers or bread) equals 60 calories, 3 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 28 mg cholesterol, 124 mg sodium, 1 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 6 g protein.