Crab Salad with Avocado and Tomato

Yield:

4 Servings

Nutritional Information

Calories 273
Fat 24 g
Satfat 2 g
Protein 9 g
Carbohydrate 10 g
Fiber 4 g
Cholesterol 41 mg
Sodium 446 mg

Ingredients

1 (6 oz.) can lump crabmeat, picked over
1/4 cup minced fresh chives
3 tablespoons mayonnaise
1/2 tablespoon ketchup
1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
4 small, ripe plum tomatoes, cut into thin wedges
1 ripe avocado, quartered, pitted, peeled and sliced crosswise
2 tablespoons olive oil
1/2 tablespoon distilled vinegar
Salt and pepper
8 cups torn lettuce

Preparation

Combine crabmeat, chives, mayonnaise, ketchup and 1/2 Tbsp. lemon juice in a medium bowl and mix with a fork to blend.

In another bowl, combine remaining 1/2 Tbsp. lemon juice, tomatoes, avocado, oil, vinegar, and salt and pepper to taste, and toss gently.

Arrange lettuce on each of four dinner plates. Divide avocado mixture among plates and scoop equal amounts of crab mixture onto each.

Note:

December 2006