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Bread Bowl Seafood Dip

This seafood-stuffed dip is rich, elegant and creamy. From Terry Flewelling: Lacombe, Alberta. Recipe published in Simple & Delicious November/December 2006.

  • Yield: 17 servings
  • Prep time:15 Minutes
  • Cook time:45 Minutes


  • 1 8-ounce package(s) cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cup(s) mayonnaise
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon(s) Dijon mustard
  • 1 6-ounce can(s) small shrimp, rinsed and drained
  • 1 6-ounce can(s) crabmeat, drained, flaked and cartilage removed
  • 2/3 cup(s) shredded Monterey Jack cheese, divided
  • 1/2 cup(s) chopped green onions
  • 1 round loaf(s) (1 pound) sourdough bread
  • Assorted fresh vegetables


• In a large bowl, beat the cream cheese, mayonnaise and mustard until smooth. Stir in the shrimp, crab, 1/3 cup Monterey Jack cheese and onions.

• Cut the top fourth off the loaf of bread; carefully hollow out bottom, leaving a 1/2-in. shell. Cube removed bread; set aside.

• Spoon seafood mixture into bread shell. Sprinkle with remaining cheese. Wrap tightly in heavy-duty foil and place on a baking sheet.

• Bake at 350° for 25 minutes. Unwrap; bake 20-25 minutes longer or until cheese is melted and dip is heated through. Serve with vegetables and reserved bread cubes. Yield: 2-1/4 cups.

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