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Cajun Crab Dip


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Ingredients

8 oz. light cream cheese
2 T. milk
1 t. cajun seasoning
1/4 t. salt
1/4 t. pepper
1/2 c. freshly grated parmesan cheese, plus 1/4 c.
1 - 6 oz. can crab meat
2-3 cloves garlic, minced
1 shallot, minced
2 T. olive oil
1/4 t. cayenne pepper
1/8 t. salt
1/8 t. freshly ground pepper


In a large bowl, whip cream cheese, add milk, and Cajun seasoning, 1/4 t salt, 1/4 t pepper, and 1/2 c. parmesan cheese, set aside.


Over medium high heat, heat olive oil and garlic, add shallots. Simmer until slightly browned. Add crab meat, cayenne, salt, pepper. Cook until fragrant, 4-5 min.


Remove saucepan from heat and add crab mixture to cream cheese mixture, beat until combined. Put dip in a pie dish and sprinkle w/ 1/4 c. parmesan cheese.


Bake in a 350 degree oven for 15 min.


To make festive looking, serve with colored tortilla chips OR sourdough bread pieces.


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