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Spinach and Crab Dip with Cheese

Lump crab with spinach in a cheese sauce
Prep Time20 minutes
Cook Time10 minutes
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Servings: 20
Calories: 181kcal


  • 2 cups veloute


  • 3 oz butter melt butter, stir in flour cook on medium low until slightly nutty aroma
  • 4 oz flour
  • 14 oz chicken stock whisk roux into hot stock or use immersion blennder until medium thickness
  • 1 tsp pepper
  • 1 tsp mustard dried, ground
  • 8 oz cheddar grated extra sharp
  • 8 cup spinach baby spinach, washed
  • 8 oz cream half and half
  • 1 lb crab meat jumbo lump for best or cheaper use special blend


  • To Veloute add cheese, stir to blend on medium low heat
  • Once cheese is melted add spinach a little bit at a time to wilt into sauce
  • Add pepper, mustard, cream to sauce, stir until smooth
  • Add spinach a small amount at a time until all is wilted into the sauce
  • Combine Crab
  • Mix thoroughly, serve with Tortilla chips and or Crostinis
Nutrition Facts
Spinach and Crab Dip with Cheese
Amount Per Serving (0.5 oz)
Calories 181 Calories from Fat 117
% Daily Value*
Fat 13g20%
Saturated Fat 8g50%
Cholesterol 49mg16%
Sodium 440mg19%
Potassium 160mg5%
Carbohydrates 7g2%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 9g18%
Vitamin A 1597IU32%
Vitamin C 5mg6%
Calcium 114mg11%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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