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Hot Crab Dip

Total Time

Prep: 10 min. Cook: 3 hours


about 5 cups

I have six children and one grandchild, work full-time, and coach soccer and football. So I appreciate recipes like this one that are easy to assemble. The rich, creamy dip is a fun appetizer for holiday gatherings. —Teri Rasey, Cadillac, Michigan
Hot Crab Dip Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 1/2 cup whole milk
  • 1/3 cup salsa
  • 3 packages (8 ounces each) cream cheese, cubed
  • 2 packages (8 ounces each) imitation crabmeat, flaked
  • 1 cup thinly sliced green onions
  • 1 can (4 ounces) chopped green chiles
  • Assorted crackers or fresh vegetables


  1. In a small bowl, combine milk and salsa. Transfer to a greased 3-qt. slow cooker. Stir in cream cheese, crab, onions and chiles. Cover and cook on low for 3-4 hours, stirring every 30 minutes. Serve with crackers.

Nutrition Facts

1/4 cup: 148 calories, 12g fat (7g saturated fat), 38mg cholesterol, 274mg sodium, 6g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 0 fiber), 5g protein.

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