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Creamy Crab and Bacon Phyllo Cups

  • Prep 45 min
  • Total 45 min
  • Servings 15

Let these creamy, crab-filled beauties take your holiday spread from basic buffet to cocktail soirée! MORE + LESS -

Ingredients

2
packages (1.9 oz each) phyllo cups (30 shells total)
2
slices bacon, coarsely chopped
1/2
cup finely chopped white mushrooms
1/2
cup finely chopped sweet onion
1/2
cup Progresso™ chicken broth (from 32-oz carton)
1
can (6 oz) lump crabmeat, drained and picked over
4
oz cream cheese (from 8-oz package), softened
2
cups chopped baby spinach
1/2
cup shredded Parmesan cheese
1
teaspoon lemon juice
1
tablespoon finely chopped thyme leaves

Steps

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  • 1
    Crisp phyllo cups as directed on package.
  • 2
    In 10-inch skillet, cook bacon over medium heat 4 to 5 minutes or until crisp. Remove with slotted spoon; drain on paper towel-lined plate. Add mushrooms and onion to drippings in skillet; cook 3 to 4 minutes, stirring occasionally, until mushrooms and onion are soft and skillet is nearly dry.
  • 3
    Add broth; cook 4 to 6 minutes or until most of liquid is absorbed. Add crabmeat and cream cheese; stir 1 to 2 minutes or until cream cheese melts. Stir in spinach until wilted and mixture is heated through. Stir Parmesan cheese into mixture; remove from heat, and stir in lemon juice.
  • 4
    Scoop rounded teaspoons crab filling into phyllo cups; top with bacon and thyme.

Expert Tips

  • For an even more luxurious earthy flavor, swap out the white mushrooms in favor of creminis.
  • Bacon plays a key role in this appetizer, so if your budget allows, opt for higher quality bacon in this recipe.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
170
Calories from Fat
110
% Daily Value
Total Fat
12g
18%
Saturated Fat
4 1/2g
21%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
35mg
12%
Sodium
490mg
20%
Potassium
170mg
5%
Total Carbohydrate
6g
2%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
0g
Protein
9g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%
10%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
6%
6%
Iron
2%
2%
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 1 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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