Best Bites: Spinach, artichoke and crab dip

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Take your appetizer game to the next level with this twist on one of our favorite classics. Melted cheese, a little greens and fresh crab?! Yes, please!

This dish is the perfect way to say goodbye to summer while still utilizing one of summer's best ingredients: crab. A little heavier than most summer hors d'oeuvres, this recipe is hearty enough to warm the belly on chillier, almost-fall nights, but still summery enough to feel like a celebration.

See the full recipe below!


  • Cream cheese
  • Sour cream
  • Mayonnaise
  • Spinach
  • Artichokes
  • Lump crabmeat
  • Garlic
  • Parmesan cheese
  • Old Bay
  • Cayenne
  • Pepper
  • Salt


  1. Preheat oven to 350F
  2. In a bowl, mix cream cheese and sour cream together.
  3. Steam spinach in microwave and then drain.
  4. Chop artichokes and spinach, and add to the cheese and sour cream mixture.
  5. Add lump crabmeat into the mixture as well.
  6. Add garlic, parmesan, Old Bay, cayenne, pepper and salt to mixture.
  7. Mix everything together and pour into baking dish.
  8. Sprinkle parmesan cheese on top.
  9. Bake for 10-12 minutes.
  10. Serve and enjoy!

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