Crab Dip Recipe

a savory dip with vegetables!

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You can't host a party or picnic without dip. Get your parties rolling with this crab dip recipe.

This crab dip only takes a few minutes to prepare and then can be stored in the refrigerator until you're ready to serve it.

Don't forget to serve your veggies with it (we recommend the 3 "C's" - carrots, cucumbers and celery) but you can add whatever you like or even serve with pita bread.

Crab Dip

Prep 15 min. Chill at least 1 hour


2 (6 oz.) cans crabmeat, drained

1 (8 oz.) pkg. cream cheese, softened

1 cup sour cream

1/4 cup mayo or miracle whip

3 Tbsp. lemon juice

6 scallions, finely chopped (white & pale green areas only)

2 garlic cloves, chopped

3/4 tsp. cayenne

Makes about 8 servings

Healthy substitutes: Make with reduced-fat cream cheese, and Light mayo or miracle whip.


Combine all ingredients except crabmeat in a large bowl. Mix well.

Gently stir in crab meat; season as desired.

Chill at least 1 hour before serving. Dip can be prepared a day in advance, if desired.

Serve with veggies or pita bread.

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