Warm Chunky Crab Spread

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15 mins (prep 15)
14 ingredients
makes about 3 cups (150 ml).

Categories:  seafood , quick ,
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  • elegant and easy crab and cream cheese spread, flavoured withwine that is wonderful served warm. serve with a refreshingwine spritzer at your next gathering.
  • 1 pkg (250 g) light cream cheese, softened
  • ¼ cup (50 ml) hellmann’s® big squeeze™ light mayonnaise
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • ¼ tsp (1 ml) pepper
  • ½ cup (125 ml) l’ambiance white wine
  • 2 green onions, chopped
  • ¼ cup (50 ml) tre stelle® grated parmesan cheese divided
  • 1 pkg (227 g) clover leaf® crab delights™, flake style, chopped, divided
  • 2 tbsp (30 ml) chopped fresh parsley
  • beat cream cheese, mayonnaise, garlic and pepper until smooth. gradually beat in wine. stir in green onions, 2 tbsp (30 ml) parmesan cheese and half the crab.
  • spread evenly in 8-in (20 cm) pie plate; sprinkle with remainingcrab and parmesan. bake at 375°f (190°c) about 20 minutes or until bubbling. cool slightly; sprinkle with parsley. serve with crackers.
  • makes about 3 cups (150 ml).
  • hint: for convenience, prepare this spread up to 24 hours ahead;cover and refrigerate. bake, uncovered, at serving time. alsogreat baked and served chilled. instead of wine, substitute ½ cup(125 ml) chicken broth.
  • per tbsp (15 ml): 23 calories; 1.2 g protein; 1.4 g for1.2 g carbohydrate.


Serving Size (228.0 g)
Servings 3
Amount per Serving
Calories 64.55 Calories from Fat 4.14
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 0.46g 2.13%
Saturated Fat 0.07g 1.05%
Trans Fat 0.0g %
Cholesterol 31.78mg 31.78%
Sodium 632.59mg 79.07%
Total Carbohydrate 0.23g 0.23%
Dietary Fiber 0.09 g 1.05%
Sugars 0.0 g %
Protein 13.87g 83.24%
Vitamin A 18.16IU% Vitamin C 5.37mg%
Calcium 35.69mg% Iron 0.49mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4
*Nutrition information was calculated excluding the following ingredients:
cheese spread, light cream cheese, clove garlic, white, grated parmesan cheese, chopped fresh parsley, spread