Slow-Cooker Artichoke-Crab Spread

Slow-Cooker Artichoke-Crab Spread

Impress them with a restaurant-style creamy artichoke-crab spread in your slow cooker. No one needs to know it only takes 15 minutes to prepare!

Prep Time

15

Minutes

Total Time

1:30

Hr:Mins

Makes

24

servings

1
cup refrigerated flake-style imitation crabmeat (from 8-oz package)
1/2
cup grated Parmesan cheese
4
teaspoons lemon juice
4
medium green onions, sliced (1/4 cup)
1
can (14 oz) artichoke hearts, drained, coarsely chopped
1
package (8 oz) cream cheese, cubed
French baguette bread or cocktail rye bread slices
1
red bell pepper, cut into wedges, if desired
  1. Spray 1- to 1 1/2-quart slow cooker with cooking spray. In cooker, place all ingredients except bread.
  2. Cover; cook on Low heat setting 1 hour to 1 hour 15 minutes. Stir until cheese is smooth.
  3. Scrape down side of cooker with rubber spatula to help prevent edge of spread from scorching. Serve with bread slices. Spread can be kept warm on Low heat setting up to 3 hours; stir occasionally.
Makes 24 servings (2 tablespoons spread and 2 bread slices each)
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Success
Because of the cheeses, the spread may separate. Stir occasionally to keeep it smooth and creamy.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 90
    • (Calories from Fat 40),
  • Total Fat 4 1/2g
    • (Saturated Fat 2 1/2g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 15mg;
  • Sodium 250mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 9g
    • (Dietary Fiber 1g,
    • Sugars 0g),
  • Protein 4g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1/2 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 0 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 1 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 1/2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.