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Crab Burgers

Yield 6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 pound fresh crabmeat
  • 2 cups soft breadcrumbs
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1/2 green bell pepper, chopped
  • 1/3 cup light mayonnaise
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • Vegetable cooking spray
  • 6 lettuce leaves
  • 3 English muffins, split
  • Roasted Red Pepper Sauce
  • Garnish: fresh Italian parsley sprigs

Nutrition Information

  • calories 287
  • fat 10.2 g
  • cholesterol 121 mg
  • sodium 725 mg

How to Make It

  1. Drain and flake crabmeat, removing any bits of shell.

  2. Stir together crabmeat and next 7 ingredients. Shape into 6 (3 1/2-inch) patties. Chill 1 hour.

  3. Cook patties in a nonstick skillet coated with cooking spray over medium-high heat 5 minutes on each side or until lightly browned. Place lettuce on muffin halves. Top with crab burgers; spoon Roasted Red Pepper Sauce over burgers. Garnish, if desired; serve with tomato wedges.