Crab and spinach dip is a must-try. It’s packed with a ton of creamy goodness. You can depend on this crab dip to make your taste buds extremely happy. Not, to mention how easy this appetizer is to prepare. It’s a one-bowl type of dish! Well, here I am getting all excited. Let’s make this crab dip.

Crab and Spinach Dip

What are the ingredients for this spinach dip?

Crab and Spinach Dip

This hot crab dip ingredients are so easy. In addition to that, the ingredients are things that you would have right in your pantry or refrigerator.

  • Lump crab meat- This is pure crabmeat and will definitely make you feel like you’re swimming in an ocean of fresh seafood. Lol
  • Spinach- The spinach will wither down fast. Make sure that you are draining all of the excess liquids from them.
  • Cream Cheese- Gives this crab and spinach dip a great deal of texture and added flavor.
  • Mozzarella cheese- If you want that creamy cheese pull and flavor. Yep, add that cheese.
  • Seasonings- Black pepper, garlic Powder, and old bay seasoning.
  • Lemon juice- The juice helps to cut down on the seafood taste. If you love, it then skip this step.

How To Make A Crab Dip Recipe?

  • This dip recipe consists of you dumping all of your ingredients into a bowl. Mixing those ingredients up well then add the ingredients into a cast iron pan.
  • So, let’s start by preheating your oven to 400 degrees.  Now gather all your ingredients.
  • Next, in a bowl add cream cheese, lump crab meat, shredded sharp, softened cheese, green onion, chopped onions, and spinach. Secondly, add in your seasonings and mix everything up well.
  • Lastly, add your mixture to a cast iron pan or an oven-safe pan. Sprinkle a generous amount of mozzarella cheese over the top.
  • Place in the oven for 20 minutes or until the top begins to brown. Take out the oven and enjoy.


Artichoke- Try adding in a few pieces of artichoke to get a different texture and flavor!

Crockpot- If you want to put this recipe on a slow cook. Use a crockpot and slow cook on low for 2 to 4 hours.

Cajun Style- Add in a ton of Cajun seasoning to give you that Louisiana-style crab dip.

Splash of buffalo Sauce- To give this crab and spinach dip a zesty flavor add about 1 teaspoon of buffalo sauce.

Shrimp Crab Dip- Add in a handful of cooked shrimp. If you want more seafood.

Leftover Crab Dip

Store any of the remaining crab dip in an airtight container. This will help to keep your cheesy dip fresh.

Common Questions

What can I eat this crab dip with?

I paired my crab dip with some toasted chili garlic tortilla chips. This really was a good combination. I also toasted some French bread. I would go with a chip on this crab dip recipe.

Can you freeze crab dip?

Yes, you can freeze crab dip but it can change the taste and consistency of things.


  • Better when served hot.
  • Serve with chips!
  • This easy spinach and crab dip recipe has real crab meat in it. Please stay away from the imitation crab meat.
Crab and Spinach Dip

In Conclusion

If you enjoyed this easy crab and spinach dip recipe then you should check out my tequila sunrise cocktail. This would be a perfect game-day combo! Lastly, I hope you will come back next week for more amazing recipes. Above all, have a wonderful day!

Crab and Spinach Dip (Quick and Easy)

This easy crab and spinach dip is a must-try. It’s packed with a ton of creamy goodness. You can depend on this crab dip to make your taste buds extremely happy. Not, to mention how easy this appetizer is to prepare. It’s a one-bowl type of dish!
Crab and Spinach Dip
Servings: 8 People
Author: Ronalyn
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes


  • 1/4 Cup Green onion To your liking
  • 1/2 Cup Onion To your liking
  • 1 Bag Baby Spinach
  • 1 Tsp Olive Oil
  • 8 oz Lump crab meat
  • 8 oz Cream Cheese Softend
  • 1 1/2 Cup Mozzarella cheese
  • 1/2 Cup Sharp cheese
  • 1 Tsp Pepper
  • 1 Tsp Garlic Powder
  • 1 Tsp Old bay seasoning
  • 1 Tsp Lemon juice


  • Preheat your oven to 400 degrees
  • In a pan on medium-high add in olive oil
    1 Tsp Olive Oil
  • Once the pan is hot add in your baby spinach and allow to cook until wilted.
    1 Bag Baby Spinach
  • Remove the spinach from the pan and pat dry as much as you can with a paper towel
  • Chop spinach into pieces
  • In a bowl add in your spinach and the rest of the ingredients except the mozzarella cheese
    1/4 Cup Green onion, 1 Bag Baby Spinach, 8 oz Lump crab meat, 8 oz Cream Cheese, 1/2 Cup Sharp cheese, 1 Tsp Pepper, 1 Tsp Garlic Powder, 1 Tsp Old bay seasoning, 1 Tsp Lemon juice, 1/2 Cup Onion
  • Mix everything together well
  • Add mixture to a cast iron skillet(I used a 6 inch cast iron skillet)
  • Sprinkle your mozzarella cheese over the top and place in the oven for 20 minutes
    1 1/2 Cup Mozzarella cheese
  • Enjoy with chips


Calories: 233kcalCarbohydrates: 5gProtein: 15gFat: 18gSaturated Fat: 10gCholesterol: 67mgSodium: 533mgPotassium: 351mgFiber: 1gSugar: 2gVitamin A: 3968IUVitamin C: 14mgCalcium: 241mgIron: 2mg
Course Appetizer, Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword crap dip, crap dip recipe, crap dip recipes, hot crab dip, how to make crab dip, spinanch dip

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