Hot Crawfish Dip

Hot Crawfish Dip

Try a taste of New Orleans with this Creole flavored hot crawfish dip — a great seafood appetizer that takes only 30 minutes.

Prep Time

30

Minutes

Total Time

30

Minutes

Makes

16

servings

1/2
cup butter
1
bunch green onions, sliced (about 1 cup)
1
small green bell pepper, finely chopped
1
package (1 lb) frozen cooked peeled crawfish tails, thawed, undrained
2
cloves garlic, finely chopped
1
jar (4 oz) diced pimientos, drained
2
teaspoons Creole seasoning
1
package (8 oz) cream cheese, cut into cubes
Chopped fresh Italian (flat-leaf) parsley, if desired
Additional sliced green onions, if desired
Toasted baguette slices, if desired
  1. In large saucepan, melt butter over medium heat. Add 1 cup onions and the bell pepper; cook 8 minutes, stirring occasionally, until bell pepper is tender. Stir in crawfish, garlic, pimientos and Creole seasoning; cook 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  2. Reduce heat to low. Add cream cheese; cook and stir until mixture is smooth and bubbly.
  3. Spoon dip into serving bowl. Garnish with parsley and additional onions. Serve hot with baguette slices.
Makes 16 servings

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 140
    • Total Fat 11g
      • (Saturated Fat 7g,),
    • Sodium 180mg;
    • Total Carbohydrate 2g
      • (Dietary Fiber 1/2g,
    • Protein 8g;
    Percent Daily Value*:
      Exchanges:
      • 2 Very Lean Meat;
      • 2 Fat;
      Carbohydrate Choices:
      • 0;
      *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.