Fiesta Crab Dip Recipe

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Fiesta Crab Dip Recipe

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4.5 5 8
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This mild, fresh-tasting crab dip tempts taste buds. Patricia Walls often fixes a batch in her Aurora, Minnesota kitchen.
MAKES:
24 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 10 min. + chilling
MAKES:
24 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 10 min. + chilling

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 or parsley
  • Tortilla chips, assorted crackers or fresh vegetables

Directions

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

Nutritional Facts

2 tablespoons: 63 calories, 5g fat (3g saturated fat), 17mg cholesterol, 158mg sodium, 2g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 0 fiber), 3g protein.

  • 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 or parsley
  • Tortilla chips, assorted crackers or fresh vegetables
  1. In a mixing bowl, combine the cream cheese and picante sauce. Add crab, cheese and onions; mix well. Cover and refrigerate. Transfer to a serving bowl. Sprinkle with olives, tomato and cilantro. Serve with chips, crackers or vegetables. Yield: 3 cups.
Originally published as Fiesta Crab Dip in Taste of Home December/January 2000, p8

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LizCav User ID: 3150703 245331
Reviewed Mar. 12, 2016

"Love this!"

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carol58d User ID: 735386 31032
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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parksville User ID: 1598935 89324
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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Starrygrneyez User ID: 1266464 26194
Reviewed Apr. 4, 2010

"Fabulous!"

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bookworm64 User ID: 497497 31031
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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