Curried Crab Spread+

Note: this recipe makes a lot – could easily halve it for a party; I ran out of baguette with the full recipe.

It is actually great as a sandwich spread!

3 points

1/2 cup minced celery (3 stalks)
1/2 cup minced green bell pepper (1 small)
1/2 cup minced red bell pepper (1 small)
8 oz 1/3-less-fat cream cheese
1/3 cup light mayonnaise
1 teaspoon curry powder
1 teaspoon hot sauce
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon dry mustard
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
1 pound lump crabmeat, shell pieces removed (4 small cans)
36 (1/4-inch-thick) slices diagonally cut French bread baguette (about 18 ounces)
1 tablespoon olive oil

Combine the first 11 ingredients in a large bowl, stirring until well combined. Gently fold in crabmeat.
Prepare broiler.
Place bread slices in a single layer on a baking sheet. Brush 1 side of the bread slices evenly with the olive oil. Broil 1 minute or until lightly browned. Serve with spread.

Yield: 18 servings (serving size: about 2 tablespoons spread and 2 bread slices)

  • Calories: 156
  • Fat: 4.6g
  • Fiber: 1.8g

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