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Avocado and Crabmeat Salad

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Name: Avocado and Crabmeat Salad

Inspired by: The Bell Jar

"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

Chef's Note

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.

Recipe

Making the Avocado and Crabmeat Salad


You will need:

  • 1 lb. cooked crab meat
  • 1/4 cup onion
  • 1/4 cup red cabbage
  • 1/4 cup cucumber
  • 1/4 cup celery
  • 1/2 cup green pepper
  • 1/2 cup red pepper
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • Juice of 3 limes
  • Salt and pepper
  • 4 tablespoons fresh chives

Instructions:

  1. Dice all vegetables and crabmeat.
  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 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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How to make Avocado and Crabmeat Salad from The Bell Jar | CookFiction.com

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