Crab and Heirloom Tomato Salad

Crab And Heirloom Tomato Salad Recipe

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Lynette !


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.

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1/3 c
fresh cilantro leaves
mini sweet bell peppers, thinly diagonally sliced
1 large
shallot, thinly sliced
jalapeno pepper, thinly diagonally sliced
12 oz
jumbo lump crabmeat, shell pieces removed
2 1/2 Tbsp
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


  • 1Combine the first 5 ingredients in a large bowl.
  • 2Combine mayonnaise, rind, and juice in a small bowl, stirring with a whisk. Add the mayonnaise mixture to the crab mixture; toss gently to coat.
  • 3Arrange 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
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy, Heirloom
Hashtags: #tomatoes, #crabmeat

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