Bread Boat With Crab Spread

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READY IN: 1hr 20mins
Recipe by Manami

I can't believe this has not been posted! It is perfect for entertaining at the time of the year or whenever. It is really great! This is wonderful for a crowd and it's easy.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat oven to 350°F
  2. Bake French loaf as directed on can.
  3. Cool 30 minutes.
  4. In medium microwavable bowl, mix remaining ingredients except parsley.
  5. Set aside.
  6. Cut 1 inch from top of loaf.
  7. Cut top into 1-inch pieces; place in serving basket.
  8. With sharp knife, cut around inside of loaf, leaving 1/2-inch-thick sides.
  9. Remove bread, leaving inside of loaf hollow.
  10. Cut removed bread into 1-inch pieces; place in serving basket.
  11. Microwave cream cheese mixture uncovered on medium (50%) 3 to 4 minutes or until hot, stirring twice.
  12. Spoon hot mixture into hollowed-out loaf.
  13. Sprinkle with parsley.
  14. Serve spread with bread pieces and/or crackers &/or seasoned party pitas(recipe #146950).

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