Summer Crab Salad

This simple but elegant lunch is a nice break from a boring sandwich. Feel free to add red peppers if you want some added color and crunch.

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: about ½ cup crab salad and 1 lettuce leaf

  • Calories 80
  • Carbohydrate 3 g
  • Protein 11 g
  • Fat 2.5 g
  • Saturated Fat 0.4 g
  • Sugars 1 g
  • Dietary Fiber 1 g
  • Cholesterol 60 mg
  • Sodium 320 mg
  • Potassium 295 mg

This Recipe Serves 4

Ingredients

2 6-ounce cans white crab meat, drained
2 stalks celery, diced
2 green onions, sliced
1 tablespoon lemon juice
2 tablespoons light mayonnaise
1 tablespoon plain Greek non-fat yogurt
1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper
Dash hot sauce
4 large lettuce leaves

Instructions

  1. In a medium bowl mix together all salad ingredients, except lettuce leaves.
  2. Serve 1/2 cup crab salad on each lettuce leaf. You could also serve on whole-wheat bread or crackers.

Dietitian Tip: This simple but elegant lunch is a nice break from a boring sandwich. Feel free to add red peppers if you want some added color and crunch.

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