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Low Carb Crawfish Spinach Dip Recipe

Updated on August 20, 2012
5 stars from 1 rating of Low Carb Spinach Dip

Whether you are on a low-carb diet or are just looking for a recipe for tasty crawfish spinach dip, this dish is one that you are sure to enjoy.

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Ingredients

  • 12 to 16 ounces crawfish tail meat, thawed
  • one 8-ounce brick cream cheese, cut into chunks, reduced fat or regular; do not use fat free
  • two tablespoons butter
  • 1 teaspoon liquid crab boil, more or less to taste
  • two 10-ounce boxes frozen chopped spinach, thawed and drained
  • dash nutmeg
  • to taste salt, optional
  • to taste pepper, optional

Cook Time

  • Prep time: 15 min
  • Cook time: 20 min
  • Ready in: 35 min
  • Yields: dip for a gathering of 10 - 15 people

Preparation Instructions

  1. Place a large skillet over medium heat
  2. Put the butter into the skillet and allow it to melt.
  3. Add crab boil, stirring until well-combined
  4. When the butter is melted, put the crawfish tails into the skillet
  5. Allow to cook for about 15 minutes, stirring frequently
  6. Add cream cheese chunks; stir until melted
  7. Add spinach, salt and pepper; stir
  8. Simmer until heated through

Serving Suggestions

  • This versatile dish can be served several different ways.
  • Serve warm as a dip with crackers, corn chips or tortilla chips
  • Serve on its own as a side-dish
  • Use as an omelet filling
  • Use as stuffing for quesadillas
  • Use as a topping for broiled or grilled fish

Variation

  • Reduce the quantity of crawfish and add an equivalent quantity of medium size shrimp that have been shelled and de-headed at the same time as the crawfish.
  • Sprinkle shredded sharp cheddar cheese over the top of the prepared dish before serving.

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    Pamela Oglesby 5 years ago from United States

    This sounds like a very tasty dish. Thanks for sharing the recipe.