Creamy Crab and Red Pepper Spread

84  Ratings
  • 15 min prep
  • 1 hr 15 min total
  • Makes 18 servings, 2 Tbsp. cheese spread and 5 crackers each.

Sweet, tender lump crabmeat in a creamy spread with green onion and red pepper makes for an upscale crowd-pleaser. Bonus: This tasty appetizer can fit into a smart eating plan.

Creamy Crab and Red Pepper Spread Recipe

Ingredients

  • 2 green onions, thinly sliced, divided
  • 1 tub (8 oz.) reduced-fat cream cheese spread
  • 1 Tbsp. Dijon mustard
  • 1 can (6 oz.) lump crabmeat, drained, picked through
  • 1 small red pepper, finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup shredded reduced-fat sharp cheddar cheese
  •  RITZ Reduced Fat Crackers

Instructions

  • Reserve  2 Tbsp. onions for later use. Mix remaining onions with cream cheese spread and mustard in medium bowl until blended.
  • Add  all remaining ingredients except reserved onions and crackers; mix well.
  • Refrigerate  1 hour.
  • Top  with reserved onions.
  • Serve  with crackers.

Recipe Tips

SubstitutePrepare using a small orange or yellow pepper.

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Nutrition Information

Makes 18 servings, 2 Tbsp. cheese spread and 5 crackers each.
  • Well-being Choice

Carb Choices

1

Nutrition Notes

The red peppers provide flavor and color in this cheesy spread. Plus, you'll be happy to know it can be a smart dip choice.

Nutrition per serving:

    • Calories 110 
    • Total fat 5 g
    • Saturated fat 2 g
    • Cholesterol 20 mg
    • Sodium 270 mg
    • Carbohydrate 13 g
    • Dietary fiber <1 g
    • Total sugars 3 g
    •     Includes added sugars 2 g
    • Protein 4 g
    • Vitamin A 2 %DV
    • Vitamin C 8 %DV
    • Vitamin D 0 %DV
    • Calcium 6 %DV
    • Iron 4 %DV
    • Potassium 2 %DV
    • n/a indicates that data is not available

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