Bobby’s Hot Tomato, Jack and Crab Dip

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Servings: 8
Prep Time: 15 min
Cook Time: 30 min
Difficulty: Easy

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Nonstick spray
1 (8-ounce) package cream cheese, softened
1 cup (4 ounces) grated pepper Jack cheese
1/2 cup mayonnaise
2 limes, juiced
1 teaspoon hot sauce (recommended: Paula Deen)
1 pound lump crabmeat, well drained and picked clean of shells
1 cup seeded, diced tomatoes (2 medium tomatoes)
1/4 cup chopped green onions (scallions), white and light green parts
1/4 cup chopped fresh basil leaves
2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon crushed black peppercorns
2 avocados
Crackers or crusty bread, for serving

Directions

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Spray a 1 quart baking dish with nonstick spray.

In a large bowl, mix together the cream cheese, pepper Jack, mayonnaise, lime juice, and hot sauce until smooth. Fold in the crabmeat, tomatoes, green onions, basil, garlic, salt, and pepper.

Smooth the mixture into baking dish. Bake until golden and bubbly, about 30 minutes.

Split, pit, peel, and dice the avocados and sprinkle them over the crab dip after it has cooled slightly. Serve warm with crackers or crusty bread.

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You are still my favorite on T"V run closely by the sons. I love the way they treat their mom and you can see there is truly a closeness that some moms envy, Keep all those 'good' dishes coming our way, Vinnie

By Vinnie Hahn on March 23, 2012

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I made this for a 4th of July BBQ as an appetizer and people LOVED it! I served it with buttery ritz crackers but next time I will try a garlic toast. Great recipe, I'm making it again for a dinner party this weekend!

By Renee on July 13, 2011

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paula u r greatest

By angela on June 27, 2011

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I am from savannah(borned and raised) was watching your show and missed how you made a crab meat topping that went on top of a baked potato, your son was on the show making something else and you and he tasted each others dish, could you please send me this crab meat topping, i am having trouble eating at this time, but i think i could eat this thank you. Linda Gardner

By linda gardner on May 02, 2011

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THIS WAS A GREAT RECEIPE! MY COUSIN MADE THIS FOR VALENTINE DAY DINNER AS A APPETIZER WITH SMALL PIECES OF GARLIC BREAD TO DIP. I AM A FAN OF "THE CRAB HOUSE" CRAB DIP BUT THIS RECIPE PUTS IT TO SHAME. I AM NOT A FAN OF SPICY DISHES.....DO NOT LET THE JACK AND HOT SAUCE FOOL YOU IT'S NOT HOT IT JUST GIVES IT A NICE KICK. HOPE YOU ENJOY!

By wakeelah gregory on February 19, 2011

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Tastes great hot or cold!

By Anonymous on June 28, 2010

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