The Sanderling Crab Dip


  • 8 oz lump crab meat (make sure there are no shells)
  • 8 oz cream cheese
  • 1 small red pepper, small diced
  • 1 small yellow pepper, small diced
  • 2 scallions, cut 1/4-inch thick
  • Salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 tsp lemon juice


In small mixing bowl, mix cream cheese until smooth (by hand or with a mixer). Add all ingredients except crab meat and continue to mix until well blended. Gently fold in crab meat. Put mixture into an oven-safe container and bake at 350° F for 15 to 20 minutes until warm throughout and lightly brown on top.

Serve warm with crackers and breadsticks.

NOTE: This can be stored before baking for 1 to 2 days.

Makes 4

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