Italian Crab Salad, Spread or Dip

Total Time
2hrs 15mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 2 hrs

Make ahead. Great blend of flavors for a zippy salad, spread, or dip. Be sure to allow for refrigeration to get the best melding of ingredients. Can't remember the origin of this recipe; made some ingredient and amount changes. For dip: double the dressing. Cooking time is chilling time.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a large mixing bowl, combine onion, green pepper (if using), celery and crab.
  2. In a small bowl, mix the sour cream, mayo, and lemon juice with the oregano and salt/pepper.
  3. Pour the dressing over the crab mixture and toss carefully to combine.
  4. Cover and chill at least 2 hours before serving.