Avocado and Crabmeat Salad

— Chef's Note —

"Every Sunday my grandfather used to bring me an avocado pear hidden at the bottom of his briefcase under six soiled shirts and the Sunday comics." - Esther

Easy, fancy, and healthy - this recipe is great for a party. Dice, mix, and you're done! Feel free to swap in/out veggies to add your own personal flair.

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How to Make Avocado and Crabmeat Salad

— Ingredients —

crab meat
1 lb. crab meat
(cooked)
onion
1/4 cup onion
red cabbage
1/4 cup red cabbage
cucumber
1/4 cup cucumber
celery
1/4 cup celery
green pepper
1/2 cup green pepper
red pepper
1/2 cup red pepper
olive oil
2 tbsp olive oil
Dijon mustard
1/4 tsp Dijon mustard
limes
3 limes
salt
salt
(as desired)
pepper
pepper
(as desired)
chives
4 tbsp chives

— Instructions —

  1. Dice all vegetables and crabmeat. Juice the limes.
  2. Combine in a small bowl with the mustard and juice of two limes. Salt and pepper as desired, then refrigerate.
  3. Right before serving, cut avocados in half, remove seeds and peel. Sprinkle each with remaining lime juice to prevent browning.
  4. Fill the cup of each avocado with the crab salad.
  5. Serve on a bed of lettuce, and garnish with chives.

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— See Also —

Avocados in Garnet Sauce

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