Crab and Heirloom Tomato Salad

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Lynette !

By
@breezermom

I love to grow tomatoes....there is nothing like that perfect first bite of a home grown tomato! This salad includes another favorite, fresh crabmeat. You can usually find the mini bell peppers in a bag in the produce section.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
4
Prep:
20 Min
Method:
No-Cook or Other

Ingredients

  • 1/3 c
    fresh cilantro leaves
  • 4
    mini sweet bell peppers, thinly diagonally sliced
  • 1 large
    shallot, thinly sliced
  • 1
    jalapeno pepper, thinly diagonally sliced
  • 12 oz
    jumbo lump crabmeat, shell pieces removed
  • 2 1/2 Tbsp
    mayonnaise
  • 1 tsp
    lime zest
  • 1 Tbsp
    fresh lime juice
  • 2 lb
    heirloom tomatoes, sliced
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp
    extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 tsp
    kosher salt
  • 1/4 tsp
    black pepper, freshly ground
  • 1/4 c
    small fresh basil leaves

How to Make Crab and Heirloom Tomato Salad

Step-by-Step

  1. Combine the first 5 ingredients in a large bowl.
  2. Combine mayonnaise, rind, and juice in a small bowl, stirring with a whisk. Add the mayonnaise mixture to the crab mixture; toss gently to coat.
  3. Arrange the tomatoes on a serving platter. Drizzle with oil. Sprinkle the tomatoes with salt and pepper. Mound the crab mixture over the tomatoes. Sprinkle with basil leaves. Enjoy!

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About Crab and Heirloom Tomato Salad

Course/Dish: Other Salads
Main Ingredient: Seafood
Regional Style: Southern
Dietary Needs: Low Carb
Hashtags: #tomatoes #crabmeat



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