Bacon-Crab Dip

Turn a bagel into a tempting appetizer with this decadent spread, flavored with crab, bacon, and just a touch of horseradish. A blender makes it go together fast.

  • Prep Time 10 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 10 min
  • Servings 12

Ingredients

1
package (8 oz) cream cheese, softened
1/2
cup sour cream
2
teaspoons prepared horseradish
1/8
teaspoon pepper
4
imitation crabmeat sticks, chopped (1 cup)
4
slices bacon, crisply cooked, crumbled
2
medium green onions, sliced (2 tablespoons)
Toasted bagels, cut into fourths or whole wheat crackers, if desired
Green onion flower, if desired
  • 1 In medium bowl using electric mixer, beat cream cheese and sour cream on medium speed until smooth and fluffy. By hand, stir in remaining ingredients except bagels and onion flower. Cover; refrigerate at least 1 hour to blend flavors.
  • 2 Place dip in serving bowl. Serve with bagels. Cover and refrigerate any remaining dip.

Expert Tips

Make cuts in ends of green onion. Place in bowl of ice water until curly.

A 6-oz can crabmeat, drained, cartilage removed, can be substituted for imitation crabmeat sticks.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving (2 Tablespoons)
Calories
110
(
Calories from Fat
90),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
10g
10%
(Saturated Fat
6g,
6%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
35mg
35%;
Sodium
220mg
220%;
Total Carbohydrate
2g
2%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
0g
0%
),
Protein
4g
4%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
2%;
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 1/2 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
0
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.