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Fiesta Crab Dip Recipe

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This mild, fresh-tasting crab dip tempts taste buds. Patricia Walls often fixes a batch in her Aurora, Minnesota kitchen.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. + chilling
MAKES:24 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. + chilling
MAKES: 24 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 1 cup picante sauce
  • 1 package (8 ounces) imitation crabmeat, chopped
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/3 cup thinly sliced green onions
  • 2 tablespoons sliced ripe olives
  • 2 tablespoons diced fresh tomato
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh cilantro
  • Tortilla chips, assorted crackers or fresh vegetables

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (2 tablespoons) equals 63 calories, 5 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 17 mg cholesterol, 158 mg sodium, 2 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 3 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, beat cream cheese and picante sauce until blended. Add the crab, cheese and onions and mix well. Cover and refrigerate until serving.
  2. Transfer to a serving bowl. Sprinkle with the olives, tomato and cilantro. Serve with the chips, crackers or vegetables. Yield: 3 cups.
Originally published as Fiesta Crab Dip in Taste of Home December/January 2000, p8

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (2 tablespoons) equals 63 calories, 5 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 17 mg cholesterol, 158 mg sodium, 2 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 3 g protein.

Enjoy this recipe with a sweet red wine.

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Reviewed Apr. 14, 2013

I goofed and put a whole tomato in the dip and didn't have green onions. It was ok but needs something extra for some kick.

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Reviewed May. 29, 2011

Made a half portion for four people and it was plenty. Very good and will make again.

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Reviewed Apr. 4, 2010

Fabulous!

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Reviewed Jan. 23, 2009

Always a winner! I make this regularly and my friends all love it and request the recipe!

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