Creamy Crab and Red Pepper Spread

31  Ratings
  • 15 min prep
  • 1 hr 15 min total
  • Makes 2-1/4 cups spread or 18 servings, 2 Tbsp. (30 mL) spread and 6 crackers (20 g) each.


Creamy Crab and Red Pepper Spread Recipe

Ingredients

  • 2 green onions, thinly sliced, divided
  • 1 tub (250 g) light soft cream cheese product
  • 1 can (120 g) chunk crabmeat, drained
  • 1/2 cup shredded reduced-fat old cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped red peppers
  • 1 Tbsp. Dijon mustard
  •  Ritz Crackers Baked with Whole Grain

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 flavour, colour and a source of vitamin C in this cheesy spread.

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Nutrition Information

Makes 2-1/4 cups spread or 18 servings, 2 Tbsp. (30 mL) spread and 6 crackers (20 g) each.

Nutrition per serving:

  • Calories 140 
  • Total fat 7 g
  • Saturated fat 2.5 g
  • Cholesterol 15 mg
  • Sodium 340 mg
  • Carbohydrate 14 g
  • Dietary fibre 1 g
  • Sugars 3 g
  • Protein 5 g
  • Vitamin A 6 %DV
  • Vitamin C 15 %DV
  • Calcium 8 %DV
  • Iron 6 %DV

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