Seafood: Hot Crab Dip in a Bread Basket

posted by Mai 12-30-102 7:29 AM

Hot Crab Dip in Bread Basket

2 (8-ounce) packages cream cheese, softened
1/2 cup mayonnaise
1/4 cup dry white wine
2 green onions, chopped
2 cloves garlic, minced
1/2 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
1 pound Maryland Blue jumbo lump crab meat
1/4 cup chopped pimiento
2-pound round loaf of bread, wheat or rye

In a small bowl, mix and beat cream cheese until fluffy. Gradually beat in mayonnaise, wine, green onions, garlic and Worcestershire sauce until smooth and well blended. Stir in crab and pimiento.

Slice off top of bread loaf. Scoop out center of loaf to make basket. Place bread on baking sheet; fill center with crab mixture. Bake about 45 minutes at 350 degrees, until very warm. Serve with crackers or fresh vegetables.

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