Creamy Crab and Red Pepper Spread

67  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 can (6 oz.) lump crabmeat, drained
  • 1/2 cup shredded reduced-fat sharp cheddar cheese
  • 1 small red pepper, finely chopped
  • 1 Tbsp. Dijon mustard
  •  RITZ Reduced Fat Crackers

Instructions

  • Reserve  2 Tbsp. onions. Mix remaining onions with all remaining ingredients except crackers.
  • Refrigerate  1 hour.
  • Top  with reserved onions. Serve with crackers.

Recipe Tips

The red peppers provide flavor, color and a good source of vitamin C in this cheesy spread.

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Nutrition Information

Makes 18 servings, 2 Tbsp. cheese spread and 5 crackers each.
  • Generally Nutritious
  • Good source of vitamin A or C
  • Diabetes Center

Carb Choices

1

Diet Exchange

1 Starch,1 Fat

Nutrition Notes

The red peppers provide flavor, color and a good source of vitamin C in this cheesy spread.

Nutrition per serving:

  • Calories 110 
  • Total fat 5 g
  • Saturated fat 2.5 g
  • Cholesterol 15 mg
  • Sodium 280 mg
  • Carbohydrate 12 g
  • Dietary fiber 1 g
  • Sugars 2 g
  • Protein 4 g
  • Vitamin A 8 %DV
  • Vitamin C 10 %DV
  • Calcium 10 %DV
  • Iron 4 %DV

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