Nutrients per serving

  • Calories  96
  • Protein  8 g
  • Carbohydrates  1 g
  • Fat  8 g
  • Cholesterol  42 mg
  • Sodium  191 mg
  • Potassium  92 mg
  • Phosphorus  68 mg
  • Calcium  43 mg
  • Fiber  0 g

Renal and renal diabetic food choices

  • 1 meat
  • 1/2 fat

Carbohydrate choices

0

Helpful hints

  • Serve warm with low-sodium crackers.
  • Try this recipe with fresh steamed crab meat instead of canned crab.
  • Decrease fat to 4 grams per serving by using reduced-fat cream cheese. Be aware, the sodium content is higher.

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Hot Crab Dip
MGD2Lite says:
5

I think this sounds wonderful...what if you used it as a stuffing for button mushrooms? Say, a serving of 3 mushrooms, with about a tablespoon of dip in each one, Baked in the oven till bubbly, with a little breadcrumbs and a pinch of Parmesan Cheese and minced chives on top? Would that still be kidney friendly?Dietitian comment: These changes will boost the potassium and phosphorus content but if you reduce the portion to 2 crab-stuffed mushrooms it is still kidney-friendly.

Mar. 13, 2014, 1:53 PM
Hot Crab Dip
5

This is a great dish for a party or just for a special dinner. It is rich tasting,even when using lower fat cream cheese. I served it with grilled slices of sourdough bread. It was a hit!

Jan. 18, 2009, 7:21 AM

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