Creamy Crab Dip with Fresh Herbs and EVOO

by Alex Cogen
Creamy Crab Dip with Fresh Herbs and EVOO - Texas Hill Country Olive Co.

This crab dip is your new favorite party snack. Not only is it easy to make, but it's DELICIOUS. Let's just say we served it recently, and it was gone in minutes.

What makes our crab dip so different? For starters, we use REAL crab, not imitation (we used Chicken of the Sea and it got the job done!). Next, we use fresh dill, green onion, and lemon zest, which add the most delicious flavor combination.

And, finally, we add a bit of of Texas Miller's Blend Extra Virgin Olive Oil! Just a smidge of this robust oil makes a huge impact - and this dip wouldn't be the same without it.

Did we mention the best part? You can have this dip done in under 10 minutes! Seriously! It requires zero cooking time, just some mixing, dicing, and zesting.

Creamy Crab Dip with Fresh Herbs and Texas Miller's EVOO


  • 1 cup lump crab meat
  • 1/2 cup cream cheese
  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/2 tbsp dijon mustard
  • 1/2 tbsp Texas Miller's Blend EVOO
  • 1 tbsp green onion, chopped
  • 1 tbsp dill, chopped
  • 2 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 1/4 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1/2 lemon, zested
  • salt and pepper, to taste
  • nori/seaweed flakes, garnish

How to Make: A Step by Step Guide

Step 1: Mix Wet Ingredients

Place your crab, mayo, dijon, cream cheese, EVOO, and lemon juice in a mixing bowl, and stir well.

Step 2: Add Dry Ingredients and Seasonings

Mix in your chopped green onion, dill, cayenne, lemon zest. Then add salt and pepper to taste (and maybe more cayenne for a little extra spice).

Step 3: Plate and Serve

Add crab dip to a serving bowl, and top with seaweed flakes, and a sprig of dill.

Time to Serve and Enjoy

Creamy Crab Dip Recipe | Texas Hill Country Olive Co.There are SO many ways to enjoy this delicious crab dish. You can dip into it with some bread, crackers, or veggies, put it on a sandwich as a crab salad with some greens, or even stuff it into some tomatoes or jalapeños and bake them!

AND it's the perfect addition to our new favorite party snack: the seacuterie board.

Looking to make a trio of dips for a party or gathering? Try this crab dip alongside our olive and feta dip and our harissa white bean hummus!

Want to use our Texas Miller's Blend EVOO in other recipes? Try our BLT or get your Miller's in our Sweet Heat Vinaigrette set, which is the perfect dressing for any salad.

And don't forget to click below to print a PDF version of this recipe!

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