Hot Maryland Crab Dip

Ingredients

8 ounces Fresh lump crabmeat
1 tablespoon Horseradish
1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
1 tablespoon Nonfat milk
1 teaspoon Fresh lemon juice, up to 2
2 tablespoons Calvados, (apple brandy), or white wine
2 tablespoons Onion, finely chopped
2 tablespoons Celery, finely chopped
Several shakes cayenne, or paprika
2 tablespoons Parsely, chopped

Preparation

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1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
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2. If the crabmeat is frozen, drain it well in a sieve, pushing the solids with paper towel to remove all the moisture. Fresh or frozen, pick over it to remove any bits of cartilage and set aside. In a food processor, puree cottage cheese, cream cheese, horseradish, mustard, milk, lemon juice and Calvados 3 to 4 minutes.
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3. In a small bowl, combine the cottage cheese mixture (which should be very smooth), the crabmeat, onion and celery and stir until well blended.
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Spoon the mixture into an ovenproof dish and bake for 25 to 30 minutes, until bubbly and lightly golden on top. Sprinkle with cayenne or paprika and parsely, for garnish. Serve hot with crisp bread.
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Variation:When thinned with 1/4 cup nonfat milk, this dip becomes enough sauce for 4 servings of pasta.
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Notes: Believe it or not there is such a thing as a healthy indulgence!
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Lynn Fischer, author of the book "Healty Indulgences" transforms ordinary recipes into delicious low-fat foods. By switching to non-fat dairy products, changing the proportions in meals, using more herbs and spices and being inventive with healthy sauces you can find plenty of low fat foods to serve your guests! Fischer offers dip recipes that are not only low in fat and easy to prepare, but also absolutely delicious!:

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1.0 servings

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December 10, 2010

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