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Hot Crab Dip

Yield Makes 6 servings
Combine fresh crabmeat with cream cheese, sour cream, and Cheddar cheese for a rich and creamy seafood dip.For a lighter version, use reduced-fat cream cheese and light sour cream.

Ingredients

  • 2 (8-ounce) packages cream cheese, softened
  • 1 (8-ounce) container sour cream
  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon dry mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1 pound fresh crabmeat, drained and picked
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded Cheddar cheese
  • Garnish: chopped fresh parsley
  • Crackers or toasted French bread rounds

How to Make It

  1. Combine first 7 ingredients, stirring until blended. Fold in crabmeat.

  2. Spoon mixture into an 11- x 7-inch baking dish; sprinkle evenly with Cheddar cheese.

  3. Bake at 350° for 35 minutes or until bubbly. Garnish, if desired. Serve immediately with crackers or toasted French bread rounds.