Crab and Swiss Melts Recipe

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Kelly Hill Modified: March 25, 2022
Crab and Swiss Melts Recipe

How To Make Crab and Swiss Melts

This recipe for crab and swiss melts combines the flavor of crabs with the richness of Swiss cheese for a non-traditional sandwich that’s full of flavor.

Preparation: 5 minutes
Cooking: 15 minutes
Total: 20 minutes



  • 8ozcream cheese,softened
  • 1cupcrabmeat,cooked
  • 1garlic clove,chopped
  • salt and pepper,to taste
  • hot pepper sauce,to taste
  • 4Italian bread,thick slices, cut in half
  • cupsshredded Swiss cheese
  • 1tbspfresh parsley,chopped, for garnish


  1. Preheat the oven to 425 degrees F.

  2. Beat the cream cheese in a medium bowl until fluffy.

  3. Mix in crab, garlic, salt, pepper and hot sauce. Spread onto bread slices and top with Swiss cheese. Place on a baking sheet.

  4. Bake for 10 to 15 minutes in the preheated oven, until the cheese has melted and browned slightly. Sprinkle with parsley, and serve.


  • Calories: 1253.32kcal
  • Fat: 42.24g
  • Saturated Fat: 20.97g
  • Trans Fat: 0.00g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 10.49g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 5.79g
  • Carbohydrates: 166.86g
  • Fiber: 9.23g
  • Sugar: 5.75g
  • Protein: 48.93g
  • Cholesterol: 132.37mg
  • Sodium: 2389.07mg
  • Calcium: 666.82mg
  • Potassium: 618.89mg
  • Iron: 10.22mg
  • Vitamin A: 307.84µg
  • Vitamin C: 22.12mg
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