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Mediterranean Caprese Crab Salad

This simple salad combines the summery flavors of a classic Caprese with the sweetness of crab.

Total Time

Servings

Ingredients

Salad Ingredients

  • 1 (8 oz) cup Chicken of the Sea┬« Jumbo Lump Crab
  • 1 cup chopped cucumber
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, chopped
  • 1/3 cup kalamata olives
  • 1/4 cup sliced red onion
  • 1 cup chopped fresh mozzarella
  • 3 Tablespoons chopped fresh basil
  • 4 cups arugula

Balsamic Dressing Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 1 Tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 2 cloves fresh garlic
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • black pepper, to taste

Nutrition Facts

calories
270
total fat
15.4g
saturated fat
2.2g
trans fat
0g
cholesterol
60mg
sodium
916mg
total carbohydrates
13g
fiber
2g
total sugars
9g
protein
21g
vitamin d
0%
calcium
39%
iron
12%
potassium
8%

Instructions

  1. Whisk together all the balsamic dressing ingredients (olive oil, balsamic vinegar, lemon juice, garlic, salt, and pepper). Set aside.
  2. In a large bowl combine all the salad ingredients except the crab (cucumber, cherry tomatoes, olive, red onion, mozzarella, basil, and arugula).
  3. Top the salad with the crab. Break up the big chunks of crab to your preferred size.
  4. When ready to serve, pour the balsamic dressing over the salad. Gently toss together.
  5. Season with additional salt and pepper if desired.

Nutrition Facts

calories
270
total fat
15.4g
saturated fat
2.2g
trans fat
0g
cholesterol
60mg
sodium
916mg
total carbohydrates
13g
fiber
2g
total sugars
9g
protein
21g
vitamin d
0%
calcium
39%
iron
12%
potassium
8%

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