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Chesapeake Crab Dip

Many of the Maryland Green School students work to improve the health of our local treasure, the Chesapeake Bay. Crab stars in this creamy dip that highlights the importance of their efforts. —Carol Brzezinski, Marriottsville, Maryland
  • Total Time
    Prep: 20 min. Bake: 20 min.
  • Makes
    2-1/4 cups

Ingredients

  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon ground mustard
  • 1 teaspoon seafood seasoning
  • 1/8 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 3 cans (6 ounces each) lump crabmeat, drained
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/8 teaspoon paprika
  • Assorted crackers

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 325°; in a large bowl, combine the cream cheese, sour cream, lemon juice, mustard, seafood seasoning and garlic salt. Fold in crab. Transfer to a greased 9-in. pie plate. Sprinkle with cheese and paprika.
  • Bake until cheese is melted and bubbly, 20-25 minutes. Serve warm with crackers. Refrigerate leftovers.
Nutrition Facts
3 tablespoons (calculated without crackers): 166 calories, 12g fat (8g saturated fat), 77mg cholesterol, 307mg sodium, 2g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 0 fiber), 12g protein.

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