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Fiesta Crab Dip

 Fiesta Crab Dip
This mild, fresh-tasting crab dip tempts taste buds. Patricia Walls often fixes a batch in her Aurora, Minnesota kitchen.
24 ServingsPrep: 10 min. + chilling


  • 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


  • 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.
  • Transfer to a serving bowl. Sprinkle with the olives, tomato and
  • cilantro. Serve with the chips, crackers or vegetables. Yield: 3
  • cups.
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.
Wine: Sweet Red Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a sweet red wine.