Crab Red Pepper Bites

A fun appetizer with crabmeat in a lemon-yogurt dressing spooned onto red pepper squares.

  • prep time 40 min
  • total time 40 min
  • ingredients 10
  • servings 30

Ingredients

1
package (3 oz) cream cheese, softened
1
container (6 oz) Greek Fat Free plain yogurt
1/4
cup chopped fresh basil leaves
2
tablespoons finely chopped green onion (2 medium)
1
teaspoon grated lemon peel
2
teaspoons lemon juice
1/8
teaspoon ground red pepper (cayenne)
1
cup frozen (thawed) chopped salad-style imitation crabmeat
2
large red bell peppers
Small basil leaves or chopped fresh basil leaves, if desired
  • 1 In small bowl, beat cream cheese with electric mixer on low speed until creamy. Beat in yogurt until well blended. Stir in 1/4 cup chopped basil, the green onions, lemon peel, lemon juice, ground red pepper and crabmeat.
  • 2 Cut each bell pepper into 15 (1 1/4-inch) squares. Spoon rounded teaspoonful crab mixture onto each bell pepper piece. Garnish with basil leaves.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Appetizer
    Calories
    20
    (
    Calories from Fat
    10),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    1g
    1%
    (Saturated Fat
    1/2g,
    1/2%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    0mg
    0%;
    Sodium
    50mg
    50%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    1g
    1%
    (Dietary Fiber
    0g
    0%
      Sugars
    1g
    1%
    ),
    Protein
    1g
    1%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    8%;
    Vitamin C
    10%;
    Calcium
    0%;
    Iron
    0%;
    Exchanges:
    0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 1/2 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    0
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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