Creamy Cheesy Crab Salad

"A tasty seafood salad is only minutes away. This recipe comes from Pillsbury Fast and Healthy magazine, June 1996."
 
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Ready In:
15mins
Ingredients:
10
Serves:
2
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ingredients

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directions

  • In small bowl, combine the crabmeat, onions, celery, garlic powder, pepper, cottage cheese, yogurt and mustard.
  • Mix well.
  • Place washed and drained lettuce leaves on 2 chilled salad plates.
  • Spoon crab mixture onto lettuce and garnish with tomato wedges.

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  1. Derf2440
    Nice salad, but we found it to be very bland. Another time I would add more seasoning may be some dill and a little dash of seafood sauce to liven it up. Perhaps it would be better if I had used fresh crab, I used canned crab left from the holidays. Thanks for posting I will try it again cus it is low fat and low sugar/carb.
     
  2. l0ve2c00k
    This was perfect for a hot day like today! Thanks Paula!
     
  3. Kittencalrecipezazz
    Paula this salad is wonderful, I doubled the complete recipe and used Greek yogurt added in just a teaspoon of sugar, a few hours minumum chilling time only improves the flavor, thanks for sharing hon!...Kitten:)
     
  4. Annacia
    This was very quick to make with things I had on hand. To be honest I did find it to be quite bland as written but that was quickly remedied with a light shake of 1/2 salt and a couple of dashes of hot sauce. I chose to use the yogurt but I believe that it and the sour cream would be equally acceptable in this. I forgot to put the tomato in for it's portrait, shame on me! Thank you Paula for a very nice meal with no guilt at all.
     
  5. jovigirl
    This was sooooo good! I made it last night for a light, lo-carb dinner for me while dh was out of town. I stuffed celery with it. I wish I had tomatoes in the house (thought I did) because they would've gone great with it too! (also would make the picture prettier lol). Thanks for a great salad!
     
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