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Top 10 Crab Dip Appetizer Recipes

Two words have us motivated to get into the kitchen today: crab dip! It’s the seafood appetizer we all crave. But what makes a perfect crab dip, you ask? Typically, crab dip is served with crackers, flatbread – or maybe just a spoon! The ingredients are straightforward and can be easily tweaked to be extra decadent or weekday healthy. Either way, dang it’s good!

Since it’s shorts season, we set out to find the best-tasting, healthiest crab dip recipes and we think you’ll be pleasantly surprised by what we discovered. By making just a few simple swaps, like using low-fat cream cheese and subbing in Greek yogurt for mayo, you can enjoy your favorite dip guilt-free. Pro Tip: Serve with a side of veggies for dipping, to make this dish low-carb friendly.

We’ve rounded up our top 10 crab dip recipes below, so you’ll be ready the next time a craving strikes. You’ll notice that some of these appetizers were created for tailgates, but we say they’re also perfect for a picnic. Be sure to let us know which ones make it onto your personal hot list. Happy crab dipping!

Healthy Red Pepper Crab Dip

The addition of red pepper kicks this gluten-free crab dip up a notch.

Crab Dip

Source: Lively Table

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Skinny Crab Artichoke Dip with Jalapeño

Clocking in at less than 100 calories per serving, this dip brings the flavor without the added guilt.

Skinny Crab Artichoke Dip with Jalapeño

Source: Pinch of Yum

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Crab Salad

Classic and simple, this light dip pairs perfectly with a side of fresh veggies.

Crab Salad

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Crab Salad Stuffed Wonton Cups

The ultimate party appetizer, these wonton cups can be made ahead of time and lightened up with low-fat mayo.

Crab Salad Stuffed Wonton Cups

Source: The Wholesome Dish

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Shrimp & Crab Dip Stuffed Tomatoes

This appetizer had us at “stuffed.”

Shrimp and Crab Dip Stuffed Tomatoes

Source: Jo Cooks

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Hot Crab Dip

A classic hot crab dip, lightened up with Greek yogurt.

Hot Crab Dip

Source: Well Plated

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5-Minute Crab Dip

The appetizer recipe you need for last-minute entertaining.

Cream Cheese Crab Dip

Source: The Wholesome Yum

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Avocado Crab Dip

This crab dip gets a welcome addition of avocado, giving it a pretty, green hue!

easy avocado crab dip recipe

Source: Meatloaf and Melodrama.

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Crab Rangoon Dip

The dip version of your favorite takeout treat!

Crab Rangoon Dip Recipe

Source: The Gracious Wife

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Layered Crab Dip

This dip is ALMOST too pretty to eat!

Crab Dip Party Appetizer

Source: Love Grows Wild

Get the recipe here.

 

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