In our healthier version of this ultra-rich dip, the crabmeat plays a starring role while a blend of pureed nonfat cottage cheese and reduced-fat cream cheese provides all the creaminess you would expect. Serve with slices of whole-grain baguette. Source: EatingWell Magazine, Holiday Issue 1995

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  • Place cottage cheese in a fine-mesh sieve and press on it to remove excess moisture. Transfer the cottage cheese to a food processor or blender; add cream cheese and blend until smooth. Transfer to a medium saucepan and add garlic, pepper, Worcestershire, Old Bay and cayenne. Heat over low heat, stirring frequently, until warm, 2 to 3 minutes. Add crab and lemon juice; stir well. Heat until warm, 30 to 40 seconds. Remove from heat and serve immediately.

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Nutrition Facts

41 calories; 1.7 g total fat; 0.9 g saturated fat; 20 mg cholesterol; 126 mg sodium. 100 mg potassium; 1.5 g carbohydrates; 0.1 g fiber; 1 g sugar; 4.8 g protein; 70 IU vitamin a iu; 1 mg vitamin c; 11 mcg folate; 38 mg calcium; 8 mg magnesium;

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10/29/2011
Excellent! Would have never guessed it was light. Read More