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Makeover Crab Appetizer Mold Recipe

Makeover Crab Appetizer Mold Recipe

The delicate flavors of crab and green onion come through in each bite of this elegant dish from Kathi Mulchin of Salt Lake City, Utah.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. + chilling YIELD:18 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 envelope unflavored gelatin
  • 3 tablespoons cold water
  • 1 can (10-3/4 ounces) reduced-fat reduced-sodium condensed cream of mushroom soup, undiluted
  • 1 package (8 ounces) reduced-fat cream cheese, cubed
  • 1 cup fat-free mayonnaise
  • 2 cans (6 ounces each) crabmeat, drained, flaked and cartilage removed
  • 2 celery ribs, finely chopped
  • 3 green onions, finely chopped
  • Assorted crackers

Directions

  • 1. In a small microwave-safe bowl, sprinkle gelatin over cold water; let stand for 1 minute. Microwave, uncovered, on high for 20 seconds. Stir; let stand for 1 minute or until gelatin is completely dissolved.
  • 2. In a large saucepan, combine the soup, cream cheese, mayonnaise and gelatin. Cook and stir over medium heat for 5-7 minutes or until smooth. Remove from the heat; stir in the crab, celery and onions.
  • 3. Transfer to a 5-cup ring mold coated with cooking spray. Cover and refrigerate for 4 hours or until set. Unmold onto a serving platter; serve with crackers. Yield: 4-1/2 cups.

Nutritional Facts

1/4 cup (calculated without crackers) equals 72 calories, 4 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 28 mg cholesterol, 294 mg sodium, 4 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 6 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 lean meat, 1/2 fat.