Makeover Crab Appetizer Mold Recipe

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Makeover Crab Appetizer Mold Recipe
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Makeover Crab Appetizer Mold Recipe

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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.
MAKES:
18 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 30 min. + chilling
MAKES:
18 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 30 min. + chilling

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

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.
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.
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.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.
Originally published as Makeover Crab Appetizer Mold in Light & Tasty December/January 2008, p10

Nutritional Facts

1/4 cup: 72 calories, 4g fat (2g saturated fat), 28mg cholesterol, 294mg sodium, 4g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 0 fiber), 6g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 lean meat, 1/2 fat.

  • 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
  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.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.
Originally published as Makeover Crab Appetizer Mold in Light & Tasty December/January 2008, p10

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Vermonter01 User ID: 1289312 171738
Reviewed Aug. 28, 2012

"This has been a favorite in our family for more years than I can remember. It is always a hit and the only change I made over the years is to use 'artificial' crab in place of the canned. This allows those will allergies to shell fish to enjoy with everyone else."

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