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Double Cheese Crab Dip

December 9, 2009 Leave a comment

Recipe courtesy of Mission Menus

Serves: 8
Prep Time (min): 5
Cook Time (min): 15

  • 2 pounds Mission® Restaurant Style Tortilla Triangles
  • 1 cup Mission® Chunky Salsa, Medium
  • 1 teaspoon Mild Chile Powder
  • 1 package Cream Cheese softened
  • 1 can Imitation Crab Meat (8 oz), refrigerated
  • 1 cup Cheddar Cheese shredded
  • 1/4 cup Sliced Black Olives
  • Thyme, fresh for garnish
  1. Pre-heat oven to 350º F.
  2. Mix salsa and chili powder.
  3. Spread cream cheese in 9-inch pie plate. Top with salsa mixture, crab meat, cheddar cheese, and olives.
  4. Bake for 15 minutes or until hot. Top with additional sauce.
  5. Garnish with thyme.
  6. Serve with Mission® Tortilla Triangles.

Hints:

  1. Pre-cooked shrimp or smoked shrimp can be substituted for crab, lobster can be used more of an upscale cocktail party.
  2. Wrap these ingredients into Mission® Corn Tortillas and cover with Mission® Salsa Con Queso or prepared enchilada sauce for cheesy seafood enchiladas.

Notes & Comments: This was a really easy recipe to throw together and it went over wonderfully.  I used flaked crab from the seafood counter. 

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