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 min
  • Total Time 30 min
  • Servings 16

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.
 

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

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