Crab Salad with Pimiento Mayonnaise

Crab Salad with Pimiento Mayonnaise

Pimientos and a touch of cayenne enrich a light creamy dressing for a luxurious but healthful seafood salad that makes a sensational lunch or light supper.

Nutirion Profile: Diabetes Appropriate Gluten Free Diet Healthy Weight Heart Healthy High Calcium High Potassium Low Calorie Low Carb Low Sat Fat Low Sodium

Serves Prep Time Total Time
4 20 min 20 min



  • 1/4 cup nonfat plain yogurt
  • 2 tablespoon reduced-fat mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoon pimientos, rinsed and patted dry
  • 1 small clov garlic, minced
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt, or to taste
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper, or to taste
  • 2 2/3 cups cooked crab or lobster meat, picked over (see Ingredient note)
  • 6 cups mixed salad greens
  • Lemon wedges, for garnish

Cooking Instruction

Step 1

Combine yogurt, mayonnaise, pimientos, garlic, salt and cayenne in a blender. Blend until smooth. Scrape into a bowl and mix in crab (or lobster). Adjust seasoning with salt and cayenne.

Step 2

Divide greens among 4 large plates and spoon salad on top. Serve with lemon wedges.


  • Serving: Per serving
  • Calories: 107
  • Carbohydrates: 5g
  • Fat: 2g
  • Protein: 18g
  • Dietary Fiber: 2g
  • Saturated Fat: 0g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 0g
  • Cholesterol: 71mg
  • Potassium: 571mg
  • Sodium: 378mg
  • Exchanges: 1 vegetable, 3 very lean meat
  • Carbohydrate Servings: 0

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