Southern Living's Confetti Crab Dip

Southern Living's Confetti Crab Dip Recipe

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Nancy Lopez


This recipes comes from Southern Living's Five Star Recipe Collection Cookbook. This is a good warm dip that is made in the microwave. I guarantee you won't have any leftovers!


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Yields 3 1/2-cups
20 Min
5 Min


  • 16 oz
    cream cheese
  • 3/4 lb
    canned crabmeat, flaked
  • 1/4 c
    green onions minced
  • 3 Tbsp
  • 2 Tbsp
    sour cream
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 1/4 tsp
    dry mustard
  • 1/8 tsp
    sweet red pepper flakes
  • 2 oz
    jar diced pimiento, drained
  • 1 Tbsp
    sauterne wine or any sweet wine will do
  • 1 Tbsp
    chives, fresh chopped

How to Make Southern Living's Confetti Crab Dip


  1. Place cream cheese in a 1-quart casserole. Microwave, uncovered, at HIGH for 1 to 1 1/2 minutes or until softened. Stir well.
  2. Stir in crabmeat, green onions, mayonnaise, sour cream, and seasonings. Cover with heavy duty plastic wrap and microwave at HIGH for 2 to 3 minutes or until thoroughly heated, stirring after 1 minute.
  3. Stir in pimiento and wine. Sprinkle with chopped fresh chives right before serving to avoid discoloring the dip. Serve warm dip with assorted crackers. Makes 3 1/2-cups.

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About Southern Living's Confetti Crab Dip

Course/Dish: Seafood Appetizers
Main Ingredient: Fish
Regional Style: American

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