Recipe By Anonymous
Published Oct 26th
Crab Pitas
Prep 5m Cook - Additional - Ready In 5m
Servings 24 servings Calories 60.2

This creamy crab and cream cheese filling is nestled in miniature pita pockets. The filling can be made a day in advance so that you can simply stuff the pita pockets just before serving. Possible garnishes include thin slices of cucumber, carrot curls, or Italian parsley.

Recipe Ingredients

  • 1 (3 ounce) package cream cheese, softened
  • ½ pound imitation crabmeat
  • 2 green onions, chopped
  • 12 small (4 inch) pita breads, halved

Cooking Directions

  1. 1 Place cream cheese, crab meat, and green onions into the bowl of a food processor. Process until smooth.
  2. 2 Spoon 1 tablespoon of the crab mixture into each pita half. Serve immediately.

Nutrition Facts

  • Calories 60.2
  • Carbohydrate 9.4 g
  • Cholesterol 5.8 mg
  • Fat 1.4 g
  • Fiber 0.4 g
  • Protein 2.3 g
  • Saturated Fat 0.8 g
  • Sodium 165.3 mg
  • Sugar 0.8 g


  1. This was absolutely awful I would definitely not make it again. Thankfully the ingredients didn't cost much so when I tossed it in the garbage I didn't feel bad. If you are wanting a crab Rangoon don't make this if you are wanting a good crab salad please don't make this. Followed the simple directions - Read more ...
  2. I liked this! I do think it needed a little salt but that's just personal preference. This would also be great as a dip for crackers. Thanks for sharing.:)
  3. I liked it a lot! My teenagers not so much. I added cucumber to the finished pita to give it some color.
  4. This recipe is good and basic, but like others, I dolled it up a bit. I added a lot of Old Bay seasoning, fresh lemon juice, cilantro, jalepeno pepper, and I used real crab. I also used fat free cream cheese and added a bit of lite Mayo. It was very fresh and tasty.
  5. This is real quick simple and good. I give 3 stars cos i found the recipe to be a bit bland so i added jalapeno pepper to the mix and a dash of old bay.
  6. This recipe is so quick and so easy! The only reason I gave it 4 stars instead of 5 is because I thought the green onion overpowered the crabmeat a little bit. Next time I will use a little less green onion. But overall a very tasty recipe!
  7. This gets 5 stars from me as my fiance ate it and he hates crab! Of course I love crabmeat so I ate these right up but I was pleasantly surprised when he ate them. He did put some chilli sauce on top of his pita bread as a garnish but still they are fabulous - Read more ...
  8. Very good and very simple. I used more like 4 ounces of Neufchatel cheese (pretty much identical to cream cheese but a lot less fat) but that was my only change. I only have a little mini chopper so it took two batches to make it smoothish although not too smooth (if I wanted pate - Read more ...